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.
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 “jutarnji.hr”. 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.