President Aleksander Čeferin joined an all-star cast of former players as Slovenian legends overcame their Croatian counterparts in a charity match in Petrinja this weekend.
A large number of sinkholes have appeared in central Croatia following a devastating earthquake that hit the country in December, the Associated Press (AP) reported.
Thousands of people are living fear of being swallowed up by the Earth after hundreds of sinkholes appear in an area that was shaken by strong earthquake just over two months ago.On December 29, 2020, Croatia recorded its strongest earthquake ever.
Buy Now People clean debris after Tuesday's earthquake, in Petrinja, Croatia. SISAK, Croatia — An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck central Croatia on Tuesday, killing five people and injuring at least 20, and shook several neighboring countries, officials and residents said. Rescuers pulled people from the rubble of collapsed buildings in the town of Petrinja and army troops were sent to the area to help. Tremors were also felt in Croatia’s capital Zagreb and as far away as Austria’s capital Vienna.
Hundreds of families are making home out of vans, containers and other temporary shelters after their houses were destroyed or damaged by an earthquake in Petrinja, Croatia.
Biden introduces $ 1900 billion stimulus package to restore economy hit by the pandemicDuring the night, nine earthquakes near Petrinja, Croatia, the strongest was 3.1 on the... The rehearsal of the inauguration of the new American president, Joe Biden, which was supposed to take place on Sunday, January 17, was postponed...
Farmer Tomislav Suknaic touches his horse in front of his destroyed home in the village of Majske Poljane, Croatia, Dec. 30, 2020, following an earthquake. Pope Francis offered condolences and prayers for the victims of the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that rocked central Croatia the previous day, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens. (CNS photo/Antonio Bronic, Reuters) ASTORIA — On Dec. 29, 2020, a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Petrinja, Croatia, and surrounding areas — killing seven people,
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visited Petrinja, the city in the central region of Croatia severely damaged from the earthquake two weeks ago. Le Drian said that his visit, which had been planned earlier, could not have started without him first stopping by the earthquake-struck areas. Addressing media in the Petrinja barracks, he said it would be unthinkable to come to Croatia without visiting Petrinja. “I wanted to start my trip by visiting Petrinja and the region to express my empathy and show
Dubrovnik Restaurant in New Rochelle seeks your help in aiding victims of the recent Croatian earthquake. Courtesy Dubrovnik Restaurant. As you may know, Croatia was hit with a magnitude 6.4 earthquake on Tuesday, Dec. 29, followed by a severe aftershock Wednesday, Dec. 30. Many families have lost their homes, and it seems as though the area of Petrinja will suffer a slow recovery. The effect of this natural disaster reaches even our local area, as the owners of Dubrovnik Restaurant in New Rochelle are from
We find that the Petrinja earthquake raised the chances of another large, damaging shock nearer to Zagreb by a factor of three, but the probability is still low, at about a 1% chance over the next year. By Ross S. Stein, Ph.D., Temblor, Inc., and Shinji Toda, Ph.D., IRIDeS, Tohoku University On Dec. 29, 2020, a magnitude-6.4 quake struck Central Croatia, near Petrinja. Aftershocks are ongoing, and so far, have occurred along a trend that extends for 20 kilometers to the northwest of the likely fault rupture.
Zagreb/Budapest, 30 December 2020 – Red Cross teams have mobilised across Croatia to help hundreds of people hit by yesterday’s magnitude 6.4 earthquake, the latest in a series of deadly quakes to have struck the country this year. Croatian Red Cross spokesperson Katerina Zoric said Red Cross personnel have been on hand at the epicentre Petrinja since it hit around midday yesterday, killing reportedly seven people and injuring more than 26. “More than 100 trained Red Cross staff and volunteers are helping
A fireman is vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccination, in Petrinja, Croatia, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. The central Croatian region was on Dec. 29, 2020 struck by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that killed at least seven people, injured dozens and left several towns and villages in ruins. Don't have an account? Become a member today for less than $15.17/month and get your news any way you want it!
A fireman is vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccination, in Petrinja, Croatia, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. The central Croatian region was on Dec. 29, 2020 struck by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that killed at least seven people, injured dozens and left several towns and villages in ruins. Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion
Aftershocks of this week’s damaging M6.4 Petrinja earthquake are migrating onto a mapped fault that cuts through the capital city of Zagreb. The mainshock most likely struck on an unmapped ‘right-lateral’ fault, which connects to the mapped ‘left-lateral’ fault. While unlikely, delayed triggering of another large shock is possible. Author Recent Posts Latest posts by Temblor (see all) Petrinja quake aftershocks migrate towards Zagreb - January 1, 2021 M 3.6 in San Francisco Bay Area - December
The first mobile homes arrived in central Croatia on Thursday to shelter residents whose homes were destroyed by a deadly earthquake, while the region continued to be rocked by aftershocks. This poor region south-east of Zagreb was struck on Tuesday by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that killed seven people and caused extensive damage. About twenty mobile homes, donated by hotels and businesses, arrived on site in the morning. “The first people will be able to sleep there tonight and this is very important,”
The first mobile homes arrived Thursday in central Croatia to shelter people whose houses were destroyed in a deadly earthquake, as minor tremors continued to shake the area. A 6.4-magnitude quake rocked the region of Petrinja, one of Croatia’s poorest, on Tuesday killing seven people and shaking buildings already weakened by a moderate tremor a day earlier. Since Tuesday, the Petrinja area has been hit by a series of tremors, including another 3.7-degree quake on Thursday morning, according to the United
RT published this video item, entitled “Earthquake interrupts Croatian mayor’s press conference” – below is their description. 2020 just won’t go quietly into the night and is finding every possible way to make sure we never forget it. A 6.4 magnitude earthquake rocked the town of Petrinja just as its mayor was holding a press conference. ‘This morning we were hit by the third, if not the fourth earthquake,’ the mayor of Petrinja, Darinko Dumbovic told state television. ‘Everything that has not
A man stands in front of a collapsed house Wednesday in Majska Poljana, Croatia, after a series of tremors, a day after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake. (AP) Aftershocks rattle displaced Croatians PETRINJA, Croatia -- Aftershocks jolted central Croatia on Wednesday, a day after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake killed at least seven people, injured dozens and left several towns and villages in ruins. Authorities warned that the coronavirus could spread in crowded shelters. Many people are in tents, their cars or military
Tangles of wood and brick, people's rooms, and belongings were exposed to the daylight after the force of the tremor sheared the walls and roofs from their houses. Containers serving as temporary accommodation have been set up in Petrinja to help people who lost their houses. Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said the government had set aside 120 million kuna ($19.50 million) to urgently help the worst affected areas.