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Earthquake In Dalmatia

An earthquake has hit the Dalmatian region of Croatia in the early hours of Monday morning, announced the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center.

The quake, which measured 4.5 on the Richter scale, hit at around 5:30am and was felt in Split and nearby Trogir. The epicenter was at a town called Muc, with a 40 meter depth. “If our houses were made from wood, we would be dead,” said one resident to daily newspaper 24sata.

It is the third quake in 18 days in Dalmatia, but fortunately so far no one has been hurt.

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