Bulgaria earthquake list

Last update: May 22, 2012 at 6:52 pm by By

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- Strong dangerous earthquake near Sofia, Bulgaria   (May 22, 2012)

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Bulgaria time = UTC +2
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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Apr 23 23:26 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Apr 19 23:39 2.7 15 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Apr 19 16:02 3.3 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Apr 19 15:21 2.7 13 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Apr 17 15:58 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Apr 17 10:55 2.3 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Apr 14 07:44 2.2 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Apr 10 00:44 2.1 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Apr 05 03:36 3.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Apr 01 16:06 2.2 8 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Mar 29 02:30 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Mar 28 04:41 3.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Western Turkey Mar 27 18:47 2.7 8 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Mar 27 18:20 2.8 4 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Mar 27 17:53 2.7 7 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Mar 25 13:02 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Mar 22 15:35 2.3 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Mar 22 15:21 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Mar 19 23:47 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Mar 16 23:44 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Mar 15 13:44 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Mar 13 06:16 2.6 12 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Serbia Mar 11 18:50 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Mar 09 01:53 2.1 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Mar 04 00:49 2.9 14 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Mar 02 21:38 2.1 9 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Feb 28 15:35 3.1 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Feb 22 09:27 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Feb 20 15:12 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Feb 18 20:31 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Feb 18 15:04 2.6 11 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Feb 18 00:09 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Feb 17 21:55 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Feb 17 06:54 2.0 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Feb 14 05:47 2.0 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Feb 09 22:30 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Feb 05 03:54 3.1 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Western Turkey Feb 05 01:56 3.7 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Feb 02 22:46 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Feb 02 12:06 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 30 09:32 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 30 09:23 3.2 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 30 07:39 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 29 18:57 2.0 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 29 10:39 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 29 05:04 3.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jan 24 04:31 2.1 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 21 16:52 1.9 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 16 02:01 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 15 23:42 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 14 16:22 2.4 12 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 14 15:44 3.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 14 15:39 2.2 7 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 14 12:05 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jan 13 03:34 2.6 4 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 12 12:48 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 12 00:29 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Greece Jan 11 23:52 1.7 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 10 20:43 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Jan 07 14:15 1.7 4 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jan 05 04:51 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Jan 03 11:33 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Dec 29 16:48 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Dec 20 01:33 2.0 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Dec 19 23:24 2.6 15 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Dec 15 09:13 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Dec 10 20:56 2.2 3 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Dec 10 17:48 2.0 18 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Dec 10 02:35 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Dec 05 10:00 2.5 7 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Dec 04 21:13 2.5 3 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Nov 26 14:18 2.5 31 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Nov 26 14:03 2.2 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Nov 25 20:31 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Nov 23 06:43 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Nov 19 16:50 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Nov 12 10:50 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Nov 09 12:11 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Nov 06 16:00 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Nov 01 01:36 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Oct 31 14:53 1.8 4 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Oct 26 11:44 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Oct 26 09:51 2.2 6 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Oct 24 10:10 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece-turkey Border Region Oct 18 01:31 2.4 8 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Oct 17 09:17 2.3 8 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Oct 15 04:05 2.9 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Oct 14 21:44 3.1 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Western Turkey Oct 14 08:25 1.9 6 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Oct 10 14:51 1.7 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Oct 04 16:58 2.2 3 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Oct 02 08:18 2.1 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Western Turkey Sep 30 12:58 1.8 7 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Sep 29 04:18 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Sep 24 14:38 2.9 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Sep 23 21:23 2.1 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Sep 23 13:15 3.0 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Sep 22 12:27 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Sofia - Weak shake and noise
  • EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Sep 20 10:48 2.8 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Sep 20 04:45 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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