EMSC: 4.4 Richter quake near Bulgaria’s Provadia

An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was registered at 1.59 pm on April 4 near Provadia in eastern Bulgaria, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The quake, six km from Provadia and 37km from Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna, was at a depth of 10km, according to the EMSC.

A report by Radio Varna said that the quake was felt in Novi Pazar, Shoumen, Dobrich, Varna and Plovdiv.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage.

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