Tuesday , January 19 2021

Two earthquakes flooded Samokov and Sofia – BLITZ



On the territory of the municipality of Samokov two weak earthquakes were recorded. This is a link to the website of the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography (NIGGG) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

The first earthquake was recorded at 16:35. It is also stronger – with a 2.8 magnet on Richter.

It reached a depth of 4.6 km. Its epicenter is located in the northern part of the Iskre reservoir, not far from Pasarel – 27 km south-east of Sofia and 20 km north of Samokov.

The second earthquake was recorded a few minutes later at 16:39. It was 2.1 in Richter and was 13.4 km in depth. Its epicenter is located in the village of Samokov, Gorny Okol, about 40 km from Sofia.


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