Zagreb residents were jolted by another quake at around 8:53 p.m. on Tuesday.
The quake measured 3.2 in magnitude and was located 7 kilometers north of Zagreb. Another 2.2 magnitude quake struck just two minutes later, the Croatian Seismology Service reported. Seismologists say the aftershocks are likely to continue for weeks, months and possibly a year.
Since Sunday’s 5.5 magnitude quake hundreds of aftershocks were felt in the Zagreb area, most of them mild, but some have been around 4 in magnitude. The big quake was the strongest in Croatia in 140 years and caused damage to buildings throughout the city.
A teenage girl succumbed to injuries suffered in the quake on Monday afternoon after doctors struggled for more than 24 hours to save her life. Tens of other people suffered milder injuries.
The capital is still working on assessing the damage from the earthquake. Several hundred buildings were damaged and dozens have been declared unsafe. Dozens of residents have been displaced and are sheltering with family or in a downtown student dormitory.
Throughout the capital sections of sidewalk have been roped off to protect pedestrians from being hit by falling debris from damaged roofs, chimneys, and facades.
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