M6.4 CROATIA on December 29th 2020 at 11:19 UTC

Last update: 11 January 2021 at 08:43 UTC

Earthquake details | Aftershocks locations
Comments posted by the witnesses | Send us pictures or videos | Epicenter location


Earthquake details

An earthquake of magnitude M6.4 hit Croatia, 47 km South-East of Zagreb, near Petrinja, on December 29th 2019 at 11h19 UTC (12h19 in local time). More information on the main shock is available here.

At the time of this report, a lot of buildings are damaged and local authorities report 7 victims and more than 20 people were injured .

More than 291 earthquakes has been recorded within 6 days and the majority of them has been felt by the population. This sequence is close to a sequence on March 2020 where an M5.4 earthquake strikes near Zagreb on 2020-03-22 at 05:24:02.8 UTC (info) followed by more than 17 aftershocks.

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Aftershocks locations

Magnitude distribution in time of seismic events within 80 km of the mainshock.  
Location of the earthquake sequence in Croatia 6 days after the mainshock. Only events with a magnitude greater than 2 are filtered. Location of the two earthquake sequence in March 2020 and in December 2020 in Croatia.


Maps of felt reports

Map of felt reports collected for the mainshock.


Comments posted by the witnesses

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Epicenter location

Main Shock Epicenter Location
Past Regional Seismicity as from the ISC catalogue (1964-2004) and EMSC Real Time catalogue (2005-today)
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