The Ploce Earthquake: Did you Feel It?

Lauren Simmonds

The earth moved in Dalmatia on February 14, 2016, and this time it had nothing to do with the Hajduk birthday celebrations.

A relatively strong earthquake registering at a magnitude of 3.9 on the Richter scale, with its epicenter five miles northwest of Ploce (Dubrovnik-Neretva) took place today at 15.50, and according to initial reports, it was felt as far as the peninsula to Makarska and Vrgorac.

Small earthquakes are not uncommon in Dalmatia, and TCN’s Marion Podolski has looked into the matter in a little more detail on her Go Hvar blog, with an article called The Adriatic on a Plate. Read it here


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