New earthquakes hit Sisak-Moslavina County again today. Three weaker tremors with magnitudes of about 3 and one rather strong tremor with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter scale, with an epicenter southeast of Glina were recorded.
The quakes were felt in Glina, Petrinja, Sisak, Dvor and Hrvatska Kostajnica. The new tremors have upset the residents of the area, who are having an even more difficult time due to weather conditions. It is especially difficult for all those who have lost their homes and live in container settlements.
Citizens who felt the quake wrote on the EMSC website that a loud shock was heard. Some said the “swaying” lasted about 10 seconds.
Seismological service: A 4.2 magnitude earthquake near Glina
The seismological service at the Geophysical Department of the Faculty of Science reported on Tuesday that the Glina area was hit by a series of four earthquakes at around 11 a.m., including one with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter scale.
According to the statement, seismologists from the Croatian Seismological Service recorded three weak and one fairly strong earthquake with an epicenter about 15 km south-southeast of Glina on Tuesday, April 6.
The strongest was an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter scale at 10:54 a.m., with an intensity of V-VI degrees on the EMS scale.
It was preceded by earthquakes of with a magnitude of 3.0 on the Richter scale at 10:03 a.m., and 2.5 on the Richter scale at 10:31 a.m. At 11:15 a.m., another weak earthquake was recorded with magnitude of 2.9 on the Richter scale, and the intensity at the epicenter was III-IV degrees on the EMS scale.
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