Sofia residents will be able to track information about upcoming disasters in the city via their phone. The new mobile app is based on a German model, and the idea of launching it in the capital came from a visit by a team of the Emergency Relief and Prevention Directorate in Berlin at the invitation of the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS).
An earthquake with magnitude 2.7 on the Richter scale was registered on the territory of Bulgaria in the Blagoevgrad region earlier this morning. The earthquake was felt at 9:15 am this morning with an epicenter 7 km east of Belitsa, 46 km east of Blagoevgrad and 88 km south of Sofia, with a depth of 19 km, specified from the Euro-Mediterranean seismological center.
Mathisi Initiative, a not-for-profit organization which aims to introduce innovative and recognized educational programs in Greece, is cooperating with private school Moraitis and the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) to bring to Greece for the first time a summer STEM program for junior high-school students.