Physical sciences

The German Vessel "PO-SEIDON" with an Oceanographic Expedition to the Black Sea

The Council of Ministers has decided the German research vessel (HHK) "PO-SEIDON" to conduct an oceanographic expedition to the exclusive economic zone of Bulgaria in the Black Sea from 3.11.2019 to 22.11.2019 inclusive, the government press service announced.

Mild 3.9-magnitude quake in Corinth is felt in Athens

A mild earthquake, measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale, struck the sea bed in the Corinthian Gulf shortly before 12.30 p.m. on Monday, but was felt in the Greek capital.

According to the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens, the temblor struck at 12.24 p.m. some 33 kilometers southeast of Galaxidi. 

The quake had a depth of 17.5 kilometers. 

AirBG Platform: Nitrogen Dioxide Levels in Sofia Are 2 Times Above the Norm

The levels of nitrogen dioxide in Sofia are twice higher than the norm. The data was exported from the AirBG platform. According to them, the main reason is car traffic. The most polluted places are the busy intersections like the one at Eagle Bridge. Statistics show that 75,000 people die in Europe each year due to nitrogen dioxide.