Earthquakes in Croatia

In Croatia earthquakes can be strong and cause heavy damages in a circle of dozens of kilometers. Measured by the size of the country, earthquakes do not occur very frequently.

8 people died since 1950 by direct consequences of earthquakes.

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Earthquakes in Croatia since 1950

The strongest earthquake in Croatia happened on 01/11/1962 in the region Croatia with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale.
DateRegionTiefeMagnitudeDeathsTotal damage
09/05/1996Croatia (Ston, Slano)9 km6.00
09/07/1970Croatia (Knin) 5.50
04/13/1964Croatia 6.03
01/11/1962Croatia 6.11
01/07/1962Croatia 5.94


These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. . doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Several data have been summarized and translated.