Moderate 5.8 quake hits Bulgaria near Sofia

May 22, 2012 03:46

A moderately strong 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Bulgaria on Tuesday at a relatively shallow depth of 5.7 miles (9 km), only 14 miles (23 km) west-northwest of the capital Sofia, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake hit at about 3 a.m. local time. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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