4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks the Dubrovnik Area Wednesday Night

Daniela Rogulj

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Index.hr reports that at 23:07 on Wednesday night, a short but strong earthquake was recorded near Dubrovnik.

The EMSC first reported that the quake had a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter scale, but the Croatian Seismological Service announced that the magnitude was 4.1.

The epicenter was reported 20 kilometers northwest of Dubrovnik, according to the Seismological Service.

It was ‘strong and fierce’, ‘it woke us up’,’it was very unsettling’,’rumble and trembling’,’short but strong’,’it woke me up, you could really feel it!’ are just some of the residents’ comments published on the EMSC website.

Apart from Dubrovnik, the earthquake was also felt by the inhabitants of Mokošica, Zaton, and  Orašac.

There is no information on material damage.

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