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Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 8 km NNE of Zagreb, Croatia on Sunday, 13 September 2020

Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake  - 8 km NNE of Zagreb, Croatia on Sunday, 13 September 2020
13 Sep 21:40 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 13 September 2020 21:35 UTC
Magnitude: 1.9
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.88°N / 16.03°E (Croatia)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NE of Zagreb (pop: 699,000)
9 km (5 mi) NW of Sesvete (pop: 52,400)
14 km (9 mi) NE of Stenjevec (pop: 41,300)
17 km (11 mi) E of Zaprešić (pop: 19,700)
119 km (74 mi) E of Ljubljana (pop: 272,200)
139 km (87 mi) SE of Graz (pop: 222,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 13 Sep 21:35 UTCM 1.9 / 6 km8 km NNE of Zagreb, CroatiaEMSC

User reports for this quake

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4.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Zagreb, Dubrava (5.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Just wen to bet when bed shake
10.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
malešnica zagreb (12.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
7.4 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 1-2 s
Zagreb (7.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
8.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
9.8 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
10.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Zagreb / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : This wasn't mild. It was stronger than 1.9, I'd never feel those here. It woke me up from deep sleep. Im starting to believe the stories of them not being quakes but underground explosions.
prevoj / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : my dog was barking like crying I went to look at him and I felt with shaking unbelievable ...I just start shouting and I ran to my son room but thanks god he didn't wakeup coz his sleep is deep..... but I heard a windy sound and every thing was shaking frames lights,....
Zagreb / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was woken from sleep by shaking and noise of furniture creaking. Almost like someone quickly shook the bed.
Dunjevac 4 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Zagreb, Croatia / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Feeling like following string and then shake
Zagreb, Gornja Dubrava / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Tresnjevka / not felt : Light tremor for about 30 seconds, no damage.
City Center, Zagreb / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short : A single, jackhammer like strike woke me and my wife.
Zagreb / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short
Zagreb / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Zagreb, Drage Gervaisa / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Zagreb / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Zagreb, kustošija / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Maksimir / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Zagreb / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Zagreb / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Zagreb, 10000 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating
Zagreb / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Zagreb, Dubrava / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Zagreb Gračanska cesta / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Noisy rumbling, light light shake
Zagreb / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
zagreb, lašćinska cesta / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Zagreb / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Zagreb near Sljeme / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Zagreb Črnomerec / Weak shaking (MMI III)

Significant earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 8 km NNE of Zagreb, Croatia on Sunday, 13 September 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 10 Nov 1940 01:39
    | 7.8 |
    90km / 56mi
    |
    80 years ago
    |
    816km / 507mi
    | Romania
  • 04 Mar 1977 19:21
    | 7.5 |
    94km / 58mi
    |
    44 years ago
    |
    831km / 516mi
    | Romania
  • 08 Nov 1905 22:06
    | 7.4 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    115 years ago
    |
    994km / 618mi
    | Aegean Sea (Greece)
  • 30 Aug 1986 21:28
    | 7.2 |
    132km / 82mi
    |
    34 years ago
    |
    799km / 497mi
    | Vrancea Earthquake, Central Romania
  • 08 Sep 1905 01:43
    | 7.2 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    115 years ago
    |
    806km / 501mi
    | Sicily, Italy
  • 18 Apr 1928 19:22
    | 7.1 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    93 years ago
    |
    823km / 512mi
    | Bulgaria
  • 14 Apr 1928 09:00
    | 7.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    93 years ago
    |
    868km / 539mi
    | Bulgaria
  • 30 May 1990 10:40
    | 7.0 |
    89km / 55mi
    |
    30 years ago
    |
    823km / 512mi
    | Romania
  • 17 Jan 1983 12:41
    | 7.0 |
    14.3km / 8.9mi
    |
    38 years ago
    |
    940km / 584mi
    | Greece
  • 28 Dec 1908 04:20
    | 7.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    112 years ago
    |
    878km / 546mi
    | Sicily, Italy
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