A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rocked eastern Turkey early on Aug. 12, according to the country's disaster agency.
The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck Iğdır province at 02.29 a.m. local time (1129GMT).
The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.47 kilometers (4 miles), said AFAD.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitstotakis speaks with locals on the island of Evia on Monday while surveying the damage caused by flash floods due to heavy rainfall on Sunday. A prosecutor on the island has ordered an investigation to determine whether any person or body can be held responsible for the deaths of eight people, including an infant, due to the floods.
Today will be mostly sunny. After noon from the west the clouds will start to increase again. In Eastern Bulgariat the wind will be light to moderate. It will be warm with maximum temperatures between 27 ° and 32 °, lower along the coast, according to the NIMH forecast.
Atmospheric pressure will continue to fall and will be significantly lower than the average for May.
The Institute of Geodynamics "Sabba S. Stefanescu" (I.G.) was established in 1990 by Government Decision No. 364/03.04.1990, being under the supervision of the Romanian Academy. The Institute was officially called the Geodynamics Center under the Romanian Academy.
Montane ecosystems, which host unique habitats, endemic wildlife species and also play a crucial role in human life, are under a number of threats.
In 2003, the U.N. General Assembly designated Dec. 11 as "International Mountain Day" in order to encourage the international community to organize events to stress the importance of sustainable mountain development.
It will be mostly sunny today, with occasional cloudy skies in western Bulgaria but no rain expected. Light to moderate east-northeast wind, becoming north-west in the evening in the north-west areas. Maximum temperatures between 30C and 35C, in Sofia - about 30C.
Atmospheric pressure will remain slightly lower than the September average.