3.2 Richter scale earthquake in southern Bulgaria

Written by on April 14, 2013 in Bulgaria, News - No comments

An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale occurred on April 14 at about 5.30pm near the southern Bulgarian town of Topolovgrad.

The earthquake, with an epicentre at a depth of 15km, was about 12km from Topolovgrad, 50km south-west of Yambol and about 240km from Bulgaria’s capital city of Sofia.

There have been a series of minor quakes near Topolovgrad in recent days, ranging from 2 to 3.5 on the Richter scale.

(Photo: Myles Davidson)



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