Buildings in Zagreb Damaged by Latest Quake, No Casualties Reported

By 29 December 2020

ZAGREB, Dec 29, 2020 - A devastating earthquake that struck the town of Petrinja some 60 kilometres southeast of Zagreb has caused damage to several buildings in the capital, the head of emergency services in the City of Zagreb, Pavle Kalinic told Hina on Tuesday.

Kalinic said that services were immediately being deployed to Petrinja and its environs which were the hardest hit by the earthquake.

A devastating earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale and VII-IX degrees on the EMS scale, with its epicentre 5 kilometres southwest of Petrinja, struck at 12.19 on Tuesday, the Seismology Service reported on Tuesday.

The earthquake could be felt throughout Croatia and in neighbouring countries.

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