Magnitude 3.0 Quake Jolts Petrinja Area

By 14 November 2021
Magnitude 3.0 Quake Jolts Petrinja Area

ZAGREB, 14 Nov, 2021 - The Croatian Seismological Service registered an earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale with the epicentre near Petrinja at 1217 hours on Sunday.

The Banovina region was devastated by a string of earthquakes in late December 2020. The disaster struck on 28 December 2020, when three tremors rocked the region, measuring 5.0, 4.7 and 4.1 on the Richter scale. They were a precursor to a 6.2 earthquake that hit the following day, leaving extensive property damage and seven people killed. The region was shaken by over 900 aftershocks over the next two and a half months.

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