Earthquake

Croats Remain Traumatised by Quake Damage to Capital

While the soil continues to shake occasionally, and earthquakes of lesser intensity are still being felt, many Croats still suffer from high anxiety as a result of events on March 22, when a quake of at least 5.3 magnitude struck close to the capital, damaging buildings and injuring dozens of people and causing one death.

Magnitude 4.3 quake registered off western Greece

A light earthquake was recorded off the coast of western Greece on Thursday morning, according to the the Athens-based Geodynamic Institute.

At approximately 9.30 a.m. local time, a magnitude 4.3 earthquake was recorded 53 kilometres west of the islands of Strofades in the Ionian Sea, at a depth of 15 kilometers.

No damages were reported.

New Earthquake Shook Zagreb

A new 3.7-magnitude earthquake shook Zagreb this morning, according to the Index website. Its depth was 2 kilometers.

The quake lasted a few seconds, BTA reported. 35 earthquakes were recorded since yesterday.

A day ago, the Croatian capital was shaken by two other earthquakes, which caused serious damage.

Moderate quake rattles Parga after strong tremor on Saturday

A moderate earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale struck near the western coastal town of Parga early on Monday but there were no reports of any injuries or damage. 

The quake, which occurred at 6.41 a.m., had its epicenter 17 kilometers east of Parga, according to the Geodynamic Institute's National Observatory. 

Earthquake Hit Zagreb Amid Partial Coronavirus Lockdown

A powerful earthquake rocked Croatia at 6:24am local time on Sunday morning just seven kilometres north of the capital, Zagreb, said the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, EMSC.

Many buildings were damaged, with walls and rooftops cracking. Dozens were injured, with a 15-year-old suffering life-threatening injuries.

Powerful Earthquake Rocks Croatian Capital Zagreb

A powerful earthquake hit Croatia at 6.24am local time on Sunday morning with the epicentre seven kilometres north of Zagreb, said the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, EMSC.

Another strong earthquake shook Zagreb at 7am, with both tremors causing widespread damage and panic amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake strikes eastern Turkey

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 struck the eastern Elazığ province of Turkey on March 19.

The quake, which occurred at 8.53 p.m. local time (1753GMT), had a depth of 21.34 kilometers, according to the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD).

There are no reports of casualties or damage so far.

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