The primary earthquake occurred at 6:15 am, and the second somewhat later. The director of the Seismology Company, Ines Ivancic, instructed the Croatian radio station that “the earth will shake for a very long time to come back.” Tuesday’s quake was devastating and will definitely be adopted by a protracted sequence of earthquakes, together with some sturdy ones.

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Ivancic additionally mentioned that earthquakes with decrease intensities will definitely have an effect on the buildings in Petrinja and Sisak, broken within the 6.2 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, which killed seven folks and triggered important materials harm.

Ivancic additionally mentioned that Petrinja has been hit by an enormous variety of smaller earthquakes since Monday. The earth shakes virtually each minute, it mentioned, together with at the very least 25 to 30 earthquakes with magnitudes over 3 on the Richter scale.

After Tuesday’s earthquake, the mayor of Petrina, the city the place a lot of the buildings collapsed, confirmed the loss of life of a kid and the harm of at the very least 20 folks. “My metropolis has been fully destroyed,” Petrinja Mayor Darinko Dumbovic mentioned in a press release broadcast by HRT TV: “It is like Hiroshima, half the town now not exists.”

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