Strong earthquake in Zagreb, buildings damaged, people in the streets –
The European seismological agency, EMSC, declared the earthquake measured 5.3 and struck a wide area north of the capital, Zagreb, at 6:23 a.m. Power was cut as people ran out of their homes. The ground is still shaking from time to time. Many buildings in the center of Zagreb were severely damaged. People are gatheringin the streets scared to be inside in case the earthquake repeats. The Government calls for extra causion in public gathering because of the measures of prevention of the Covid 19 virus. Zagreb’s iconic cathedral was also damaged with the top of one of its two spires collapsing. The cathedral was rebuilt after it toppled in the 1880 earthquake.
22 March, 2020