A powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattled the Croatian capital Zagreb on Tuesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
The earthquake hit the Petrinje town of the central Sisak region, 51 kilometers southeast of the capital, at a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) at 1319 GMT.
A massive earthquake has just rocked Croatia, with the town of Petrinja suffering the worst damage: pic.twitter.com/smsa4cWHq8— Seb Starcevic (@SebStarcevic) December 29, 2020
The quake was also felt in some parts of neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia.
Yesterday, two earthquakes with magnitudes 5.2 and 4.9 jolted the capital and several central towns in the country.
Several buildings in Petrinja and Sisak cities were damaged as a result of the quakes.
an earthquake 25 minutes ago in Petrinja, Croatia pic.twitter.com/NTD8kojqhq— ema ₇ (@ruze_su_ruzica) December 29, 2020
In March, a magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit Zagreb, killing one person and injuring 27 others.
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