Another 5.0 Earthquake Near Petrinja (January 6, 18:05)

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 Initial reports suggest that the earthquake struck 45 km south-east of Zagreb, where it was also felt quite strongly. EMSC is reporting initially that the quake had a magnitude of 5.5.


Our thoughts are with local people and the many volunteers working so hard to alleviate the suffering from the December 29 quake. 

For the latest information on the earthquakes, follow the dedicated TCN section

18:24 update – the official Croatian seismology service is reporting the magnitude as 5.0.

Early reports suggest that the quake was longer than the others, around 10 seconds.

EMSC is also now reporting a quake of 5.0, not 5.5.

The epicentre was near the village of Strasnik, 9km south-west of Petrinja.


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