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22 Mar 2020 | 01:46 PM UTC

Croatia: 5.4-magnitude earthquake hits near Zagreb March 22

Croatia News Alert

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake strikes near Zagreb on March 22; at least two people injured

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/22/2020, 12:00 AM until 3/23/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Zagreb). COUNTRY/REGION Croatia, Kašina

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The US Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a 5.4-magnitude earthquake approximately 3 km (1.8 mi) southwest of the Zagreb settlement of Kašina on the early morning hours (local time) of Sunday, March 22. The quake, which hit at a depth of 10 km (6 mi), caused widespread damage across the capital, damaging buildings, burying vehicles in rubble, and causing several fires. As of Sunday afternoon, at least two people were injured. Firefighting and rescue operations remain ongoing, and all citizens have been advised to remain at home.

Aftershocks are possible over the coming hours.


Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor the situation and prepare for potential aftershocks.

In the event of aftershocks, individuals are advised to protect themselves as much as possible from falling debris if indoors (e.g. under a table), move away from windows, and not attempt to leave a building unless there is an immediate danger. If outdoors, move away from tall buildings, utility wires, and streetlights.


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