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 Serbia Jul 30 08:11 3.0 266 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jul 29 13:24 2.0 1 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jul 27 05:10 2.6 3 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jul 16 19:16 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jul 15 09:14 2.3 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Jul 12 03:18 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Greece Bulgaria Border Region Jul 12 00:01 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Greece Jul 12 00:01 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Mikropolis, Greece Jul 11 22:18 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Greece Bulgaria Border Region Jul 11 22:18 4.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Greece Jul 11 22:18 4.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria Jun 29 13:45 2.6 6 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jun 24 18:48 2.6 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Greece Jun 23 16:40 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Greece Jun 23 13:59 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jun 22 14:27 2.1 7 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jun 19 05:54 2.9 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Bulgaria-greece-turkey Border Rg Jun 18 17:24 2.2 7 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jun 17 17:55 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Bulgaria Jun 14 16:34 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Tutrakantsi - No damage known, shaking lasted a few seconds. After shock felt ten minutes later but not so intense.
  • EMSC Greece May 30 21:52 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bulgaria May 23 07:03 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria May 23 06:22 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria May 22 14:14 2.2 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria May 22 09:10 3.1 0 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Strumyani, Bulgaria May 22 08:58 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Greece Bulgaria Border Region May 22 08:58 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bulgaria May 22 08:58 4.3 1 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Sofia - On the 14th floor felt light shaking.
  • EMSC Bulgaria May 20 08:15 2.0 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria May 09 17:20 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria May 09 12:52 2.3 17 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece May 06 13:45 2.1 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece May 06 12:17 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria-greece-turkey Border Rg May 06 10:28 2.1 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia May 06 02:46 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bulgaria May 02 20:16 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Serbia Apr 28 19:51 3.6 587 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bulgaria-greece-turkey Border Rg Apr 21 13:47 2.0 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Apr 18 10:38 2.9 1 MAP I Felt It
  • C Radevo, Nova Zagora - No damage that we have found but the house definitely shook and everything 'rattled'. @ distinct tremors felt, around 10 secs apart and lasting around 10 secs each. animals alarmed
  • Kermen - Dogs restless the night before and barked and ran around when it happened. No apparent damage.
  • C Radevo, Nova Zagora - 13.40hrs ~ more heard than felt but definitely another. No structural damage and minimal duration .... maybe 5 secs at most
  • Skobelevo - A jolt and tremble.
  • EMSC Bulgaria Apr 18 07:39 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Nova Zagora, Bulgaria Apr 18 06:46 4.5 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Bulgaria Apr 18 06:46 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bulgaria Apr 18 06:46 4.3 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Greece Apr 17 13:12 2.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Apr 16 13:03 2.0 474 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Apr 13 00:59 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Apr 13 00:48 2.0 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria-greece-turkey Border Rg Apr 12 14:01 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Apr 08 13:21 2.6 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Apr 01 19:51 3.3 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Oryahovitsa, Stara Zagora - There was a sound like a rumble then slight shaking, lasted around 3/4 seconds
  • EMSC Bulgaria Apr 01 19:46 2.7 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Apr 01 19:29 2.7 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Mar 31 08:02 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Mar 27 17:06 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Mar 27 07:01 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Mar 22 15:42 2.8 0 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Mar 21 21:19 2.5 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Mar 21 05:07 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Mar 21 03:36 3.2 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Mar 21 03:20 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Mar 20 23:55 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Mar 19 11:55 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Mar 17 06:13 2.5 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria-greece-turkey Border Rg Mar 09 14:10 2.1 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Black Sea Mar 04 00:12 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Greece Mar 03 14:04 2.2 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Mar 03 08:48 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Mar 03 03:05 2.2 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Mar 02 23:44 3.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bulgaria Feb 29 20:28 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Nw Balkan Region Feb 28 11:17 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Feb 28 11:17 4.0 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Serbia Feb 15 06:59 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Feb 12 16:58 2.0 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Feb 09 13:30 2.0 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Feb 05 14:44 3.0 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Feb 02 18:49 2.2 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Feb 02 12:10 3.0 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Feb 01 22:16 2.1 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Feb 01 13:23 2.0 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jan 31 23:45 2.1 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Black Sea Jan 27 21:31 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Turkey Jan 25 13:52 2.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Jan 17 15:06 2.1 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Jan 12 09:14 2.5 16 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Jan 04 17:42 2.2 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Dec 21 08:56 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria-greece-turkey Border Rg Dec 15 16:16 2.0 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Dec 13 14:04 2.6 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Dec 04 23:04 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Bulgaria Dec 04 07:01 2.3 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Dec 01 09:28 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Nov 25 09:01 2.4 3 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Nov 24 03:35 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Turkey Nov 21 10:27 2.2 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Nov 21 06:13 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Greece Nov 20 22:01 2.2 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bulgaria Nov 14 20:44 3.1 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Nov 13 07:14 2.4 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Fyr Of Macedonia Nov 11 13:55 2.4 4 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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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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