Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 1.4 km east of Gora, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 1:34 pm (GMT +1) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.2 quake 5.8 km west of Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, 28 Dec 2020 6:28 am (GMT +1), which had occurred 1 day 7 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 1.4 km east of Gora, Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia, on Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 1:34 pm (GMT +1)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Dec 12:37 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 2 minutes.
29 Dec 12:41: Epicenter location corrected by 6 km (3.7 mi) towards NNW.
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29 Dec 12:56: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km (from 1.2 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards S.
Date & time: 29 Dec 2020 12:34:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 29 Dec 2020 1:34 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.42°N / 16.21°E (Grad Petrinja, Sisak-Moslavina, Croatia)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) E of Gora (Sisačko-Moslavačka) (pop: 264) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) WSW of Petrinja (Sisačko-Moslavačka) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WSW of Sisak (Sisačko-Moslavačka) (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Velika Gorica (Zagrebačka) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) S of Sesvete (City of Zagreb) (pop: 52,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Donji grad (City of Zagreb) (pop: 37,000) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Zagreb (City of Zagreb) (pop: 699,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Stenjevec (City of Zagreb) (pop: 41,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SE of Samobor (Zagrebačka) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Zapresic (Općina Zaprešić, Zagrebačka) (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 11°C (52 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from W
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.410 kmCROATIAEMSC
4.510 km4.5 CROATIAGFZ
4.510.1 kmCroatia [Land]INGV
4.410 km9 Km WNW of Petrinja, CroatiaUSGS
4.410 kmSisak / Kroatien, CroatiaZAMG
4.510 kmCroatiaKRZO
4.510 kmCroatia RegionNIEP

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Marinići, Rijeka, Croatia (139.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Tue,29th,around noon,6.2 Richter quake hit Petrinja,Sisak and the surrounding area,it was also felt here in Rijeka in form of gentle swinging for 3-4 seconds.The day before we had another one 5.0,someplaces felt 5.2 where we had no greater casualties. Unfortunately,that drastically changed with the 6.2 one,lives were lost(the greatest casualty),buildings destroyed.Houses near the epicenter are very old and very weak in build,if hits this magnitude continue,it will not go great for the area.  
Zagreb, 4th floor apartment / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Emediate shaking and swinging sideways. No sound or feeling of warning. Not like the monday morning (6am) when I felt it hit my bed (I was awake) sideways and then started to tremble and shake. This one lasted longer than the one in spring of this year (March) and felt stronger.  
Trieste / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Mio marito da seduto (primo piano ) lo ha percepito bene mi ha chiamato ero vicino in piedi (mi muovevo per casa) non ho sentito scosse, lo ho raggiunto in soggiorno ed ho visto la punta dell’albero di Natale oscillare per una decina di secondi. Oscillavano altre cose lampade , orologio  
4716 Hofkirchen an der Trattnach / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Saß auf dem Sofa dachte zuerst ich hätte einen leichten Schwindel als ich sah wie sich die Christbaumkugel bewegen/ Dauer nur ca 2 Minuten  
Zagreb / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / 10-15 s : Today an earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit close to town of Petrinja. The earthquake could be felt across all of Croatia and neighbouring countries. Since most of Croatian cities and towns have old architecture Petrinja and Sisak were devestated they will never be the same. It started of kinda weak for about 5 seconds and it hit hard for over 5 seconds. People lost their homes and lives and even now people can feel the shaking of the earth with every step they take. Its not the first devestating e  
Salzweg north of Passau, Bavaria, Germany / not felt : Im Gegensatz zu dem vorhergehenden Beben um 12:19 Uhr bei Zagrab habe ich dieses Beben nicht gespürt.  
Salzweg north of Passau, Bavaria, Germany / not felt : Im Gegensatz zu dem vorhergehenden Beben um 12:19 Uhr bei Zagrab habe ich dieses Beben nicht gespürt.  
Novi Sad, Serbia, city center / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Sedela sam na stolici u kuhinji, odjednom se stolica zaljuljala i ja sa njom, mislila sam da mi se vrti u glavi. Luster, polica sa knjigama takođe su se ljuljali.  
83064 Raubling, Deutschland / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : Plötzlich schwankten die Lampenschirme im Haus! Keiner kannte sich aus was los war! | One user found this interesting.  
Bjelovar (76.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / complex motion difficult to describe / 15-20 s
Pula (195.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Carevdar (79.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
Zagreb (43.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
122.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Venice (303 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
202.8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 10-15 s (reported through our app)
Osijek (196.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
Brod na kupi (105.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
47.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 20-30 s
69 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Slunj (55.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
64.8 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
151.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
Kutina (2.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Zagreb (46.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 15-20 s
307.3 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
107 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
201.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zagreb (48.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 20-30 s
Samobor (2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
134.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Rakičan (136.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
55.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Velika Gorica (34.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Fürstenzell (405.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
146.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
334.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
203.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Marjeta (117.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
51.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
43.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Stubičke Toplice (11.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Ljubljana (145.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Belgrade (338.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
111.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Novi Marof (82.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
152.3 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
328.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Jastrebarsko (51.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / complex motion difficult to describe / 20-30 s
80.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 20-30 s
konjščina (69.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
241.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
146.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Laktasi (104.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
317.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Rogaška Slatina, Slovenija (100 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
153.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Sračinec (101.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : It was actually 6,2 in the epicenter (near Petrinja). We felt it rather strongly here.  
75.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
399 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 15-20 s (reported through our app)
Stuben (220 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
oberwart (203.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Maribor, Slovenia (133.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
347.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
46.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
54.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
9400 Wolfsberg carinthia (189.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : I sleep on chouch and wake Up from Light Schaking. (reported through our app)  
106.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
451.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Decorations hanged on christmas tree were swinging. (reported through our app)  
213 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Was very scared  
332.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Reichenau an der Rax (255.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
191.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
176.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
67.9 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
386.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
189.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
123.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
Celje (116.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
371.6 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake
Budapest (321.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake : In the 6th floor lamps were swinging, I have felt giddy for minutes.  
Donja Zdenčina (45.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Šibenik (187.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : Very long shaking  
Kranj (169.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
402.2 km N of epicenter [Map] / not felt : No felt (reported through our app)  
284.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
326.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Husain (44.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
2640 Gloggnitz Austria (243.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
9400 Wolfsberg (189.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I sleep on chouch wake Up from light Shaking. (reported through our app)  
306 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Klagenfurt (197.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s
Zagreb (51.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / 5-10 s : Malo se treslo (reported through our app)  
Ansfelden, Austria (350.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s
116.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
70.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short (reported through our app)
Cazin (51.3 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
387.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
ZAGREB / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zagreb / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Samobor / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Alfreton ,Chesterfield / not felt
Maribor / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Krapinske Toplice / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Karlovac / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ptuj / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Zagreb / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) / 10-15 s
Zagreb west Podsused / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
LJUBLJANA / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Celje / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
Zagreb / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Pula / not felt
RIJEKA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Venice / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Frohnleiten / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
I was shopping and the floor started moving. / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very scary  
Zagreb / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Ha / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Zalaegerszeg  
Gracanica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Celje / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Belica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ljubljana / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Vukovar / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Slovenia / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
zagreb / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / 20-30 s : Scared  
Zagreb / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Zagreb / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
8793 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Cazin / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Slavonski Brod / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / 5-10 s
prague / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Karlovac / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 20-30 s
Casaleone / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Erdösmárok , Hungary / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Zagreb, centar - Savska street / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : 20 sec of duration, scarry - Zagreb center  
Čakovec / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zagrabia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s
Zagreb-Croatia / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Hope it was the last one!!  
Bjelovar, Croatia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Maribor / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Zürich / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Zagreb / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 20-30 s
Kutina / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ljubljana / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 10-15 s : We ran out. Private house 2nd floor, city centre  
Niš / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Salzburg / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Koprivnica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Budapest / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : cca. 12:20 (CET) Budapest (Buda side) 5-8 sec. shake.  
graz / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Pecs / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
brno / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Velika Gorica / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Croatia,cavle / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Bijeljina Republic of Srpska / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Tv and lights started lightly waving side to side. A press conference on tv was abruptly stopped.  
Gvozd / not felt
Angern an der March / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Zagreb / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zalaegerszeg / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : My Christmas tree fell.  
BJELOVAR / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Križevci / Weak shaking (MMI III)
/ Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Sesvetski Kraljevec / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Katolicko Selisce / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 10-15 s
kutina / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kaposvár / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Kutina / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Remetinec / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kloštar Podravski / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Kotoriba / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Nagykanizsa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Novi Sad / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Koprivnica / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
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