Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Chernoochene, 20 km northwest of Kardzhali, Bulgaria, on Friday, 30 April 2021 at 18:02 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 6 km depth
30 Apr 21:13 UTC: First to report: KOERI-RETMC after 3 hours.
Depth: 6.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.811°N / 25.2642°E (Chernoochene, Kardzhali, Bulgaria)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Mineralni Bani (Haskovo) (pop: 1,370) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NNW of Kardzhali (pop: 51,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) WSW of Haskovo (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Parvomay (Plovdiv) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Dimitrovgrad (Haskovo) (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Asenovgrad (Plovdiv) (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) S of Chirpan (Stara Zagora) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Harmanli (Haskovo) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SE of Philippopel (Plovdiv) (pop: 340,500) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ESE of Safija (Sofia-Capital) (pop: 1,152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KOERI-RETMC (Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.3||6.1 km||BULGARISTAN, Bulgaria||KOERI-RETMC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.