Earthquake near Crikvenica measures 3.9 on Richter scale, Croatian seismologists say
- by croatiaweek
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ZAGREB, May 13 (Hina) – Croatia’s Seismological Service recorded a magnitude 3.9 earthquake on Wednesday with the epicentre 10 km southwest of the coastal town of Crikvenica.
The quake hit at 11:09 a.m. in a less populated area in the Crikvenica hinterland, so no damage is expected, Croatian seismologists said.
The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre reported earlier that a quake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale struck the Rijeka area around 11 a.m..
Some of the witness reports to EMSC:
“A loud thud, and it shook a little”
“There was a loud thunder-like noise, lasted around 5 seconds, and there was light trembling”
“Strong shake and sound, lasted for 3-4 seconds”
“In Crikvenica, it shook well”
#potres (#earthquake) 13.05. u 11:09 kod Crikvenice, M3.9. Opširnije na https://t.co/4MTdD5vcso Ako ste osjetili potres, molimo javite na https://t.co/RJDaIJlwpM
— Seizmološka služba HR (@seizmo_hr) May 13, 2020