More earthquakes shake Croatia – SALZBURG24


The epicentres were again around 45 kilometers southeast of Zagreb. Initially, nothing was known of new victims. The quake, which was also felt in parts of Austria, claimed at least seven lives on Tuesday and there were numerous injuries.

APA14727964 – 20092013 – VIENNA – AUSTRIA: Early on Friday morning, September 20, 2013, the earth shook in Lower Austria. The Austrian Seismological Service of the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) reported in a broadcast: The earthquake occurred at 4:06 am in the Ebreichsdorf area and had a magnitude of 4.3. In the picture: An employee of the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) points to a seismogram of the earthquake with a ballpoint pen. APA PHOTO: GEORG HOCHMUTH

Strong earthquake noticeable in Croatia as far as Salzburg

The strong quake that hit central Croatia on Tuesday claimed several lives. Perception reports were even received from Salzburg.

What has not yet fallen from the ruins of the city has now fallen,” Petrinja Mayor Darinko Dumbovic said on state television HRT.

Dead in earthquake in Croatia

The earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 devastated the center of Petrinja and that of the nearby district town of Sisak on Tuesday. At least seven people were killed, including a twelve-year-old girl, and another two dozen were injured.

A total of 38 tremors had been recorded in Croatia in the past 49 hours, reported the news portal “”. The earth had already shaken for the first time on Monday. Earth tremors of magnitude 5.2 and 5.0 initially only caused property damage.

Croatian seismologists expect further quakes. In Petrinja, many people spent the night on Wednesday for fear of further tremors in the open air or in their cars, Croatian media reported.

( Quelle: What / Dpa)

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