EMSC Reports 3.6 Magnitude Quake near Sisak (January 1, 13:13)

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Photo: Marc Rowlands
Photo: Marc Rowlands

Photo: Marc Rowlands

ZAGREB, 1 January, 2021 – A 3.6 magnitude quake rocked Croatia around 1.13 p.m. on Friday, with the epicentre four kilometres west-southwest of Sisak, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.

The quake occurred at a depth of two kilometres and its epicentre was 48 kilometres southeast of Zagreb.

After a moderate tremor 45 minutes later, at 1.40 and 1.44 p.m. two weaker quakes occurred, measuring 2.5 on the Richter scale. One occurred 19 kilometres southwest of Velika Gorica and the other northeast of Zapresic.

The two quakes have not yet been confirmed by the Croatian Seismological Survey.

For more on the Petrinja earthquake, follow our dedicated section.

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