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Croatia: Biggest Earthquake hits Zagreb, first in 140 Years Amidst Lockdown

  • A strong earthquake hits Croatian capital Zagreb amidst lockdown in the state. The hit was so intense that it brought the majority of the population on to the streets; breaking the social distancing regulations to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The earthquake struck the state around 6 am (local time) on Sunday, which has caused widespread damage and evacuations of hospitals. The epicentre is identified to be four miles north of Zagreb at a depth of six miles, 5.3 magnitudes, followed by several smaller tremors. The Prime Minister, Andrej Plenkovic, said that the earthquake was the biggest in the last 140 years the country.

    Ma of Zagreb

    Tagged as: Earthquake, Zagreb, Croatia