Zagreb: A strong earthquake measuring magnitude 6.3 on the richter scale rocked Croatia on Tuesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said. Some injuries reported in the earthquake as well as considerable damages to roofs and buildings southeast of the capital. Also Read - Earthquake of Magnitude 6.3 Jolts Philippines
Initial reports said the earthquake caused wide damage, collapsing roofs, building facades and even some entire buildings. Also Read - Earthquake of Magnitude 2.3 Hits Delhi's Nangloi
Earthquake tremors were felt at 11:19 GMT. The quake’s epicentre was located 46 kilometres (28.5 miles) away from the Croatian capital of Zagreb, at the depth of 10 kilometres. The same area was struck by a 5.2 quake on Monday. Also Read - Ladakh: Earthquake of Magnitude 3.7 Hits Leh
The regional N1 television reported live Tuesday from the town of Petrinja, which was hard-hit in the Monday quake, that a collapsed building had fallen on a car. The footage showed firefighters trying to remove the debris from the car, which was buried underneath. The report said a man apparently was in the car when the quake hit.
The earthquake was felt throughout the country and in neighboring Serbia and Bosnia.
(With inputs from agencies)