M 5.4 in Croatia on 22 Mar 2020 05:24 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 45.8972 , 15.9662
Event Date: 22 Mar 2020 05:24 UTC
22 Mar 2020 06:24 Local
Exposed Population: 280000 people in MMI VII
3250000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us70008dx7
Inserted at: 22 Mar 2020 22:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.5 (Croatia)
INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: Bosnia & Herzegovina= 4.5; Croatia= 3.1; Hungary= 2.1; Slovenia= 1.7; Austria= 1.4

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 1.2 1.2
us70008dx7 Scaled population (raster) 4.15  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.76  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1301777 1.2 22 Mar 2020 05:24 5.4M, 10km 6.79 3.3 million 17:01 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Croatia ,of Croatia (population -99,999) . The alertlevel for this event is ORANGE

Intensity Population
280000 people
610000 people
500000 people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.2 1301777 45.897/15.966 5.4 10.0 6.124 22 Mar 2020 05:43 00:19 (new episode)
2 0.5 1301777 45.897/15.966 5.4 10.0 6.258 22 Mar 2020 05:55 00:31 (upd of #1)
3 1.1 1301777 45.897/15.966 5.4 10.0 6.593 22 Mar 2020 07:32 02:08 (upd of #2)
4 1.2 1301777 45.897/15.966 5.4 10.0 7.058 22 Mar 2020 16:26 11:02 (upd of #3)
5 1.2 1301777 45.897/15.966 5.4 10.0 6.808 22 Mar 2020 16:31 11:07 (upd of #4)
6 0.9 1301777 45.897/15.966 5.4 10.0 6.717 22 Mar 2020 22:26 17:01 (upd of #5)
7 1.2 1301777 45.897/15.966 5.4 10.0 6.787 23 Mar 2020 05:28 1d 00:04 (upd of #6)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Croatia Croatia 130000 people
Croatia Croatia 710000 people
Croatia Croatia 460000 people
Slovenia Slovenia 20000 people

Affected populated places. Areas of interest

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Dubrava Croatia Village 1200 people 10 km
Zagrebacka Dubrava Croatia Village - 10 km
Donja Bistra Croatia Village - 8 km
Jakovlje Croatia Village 2600 people 9 km
Donja Stubica Croatia Village - 9 km
Zagreb Croatia Capital 680000 people 10 km
Oroslavje Croatia Village 3300 people 11 km
Sveti Matej Croatia Village - 11 km
Podsused Croatia Village - 13 km
Sesvete Croatia City 51000 people 14 km
Zabok Croatia Village 2800 people 15 km
Veliko Trgovisce Croatia Village - 15 km
Laz Stubicki Croatia Village - 15 km
Bedekovcina Croatia Village - 16 km
Velika Mlaka Croatia Village - 19 km
Pojatno Croatia Village 1100 people 13 km
Zapresic Croatia City - 14 km
Strmec Croatia Village 2900 people 16 km
Marija Bistrica Croatia Village - 17 km
Donja Zelina Croatia Village - 19 km
Zadvorsko Croatia Village 1100 people 19 km
Zlatar-Bistrica Croatia Village - 19 km
Dubravica Croatia Village - 20 km
Rakov Potok Croatia Village - 22 km
Velika Gorica Croatia Village 34000 people 22 km
Bregana Croatia Village 2500 people 22 km
Zelina Croatia Village - 23 km
Mace Croatia Village - 23 km
Sveta Helena Croatia Village - 23 km
Dugo Selo Croatia City - 23 km
Klanjec Croatia Village <1000 people 24 km
Stara Vas Slovenia Village - 24 km
Krapinske Toplice Croatia Village - 24 km
Zlatar Croatia Village 2800 people 25 km
Dobova Slovenia Village - 25 km
Kraljevec Kupinecki Croatia Village - 25 km
Tuhelj Croatia Village - 26 km
Rugvica Croatia Village - 26 km
Catez Ob Savi Slovenia Village - 27 km
Komin Croatia Village - 28 km
Globoko Slovenia Village - 28 km
Lonjica Croatia Village <1000 people 28 km
Mala Buna Croatia Village - 29 km
Lobor Croatia Village - 30 km
Kumrovec Slovenia Village - 30 km
Radoboj Croatia Village 1200 people 30 km
Obedisce Jezevsko Croatia Village - 31 km
Krapina Croatia Village 4700 people 31 km
Lupoglav Croatia Village 1000 people 31 km
Busevec Croatia Village - 32 km
Budinscina Croatia Village - 32 km
Oborovo Croatia Village - 32 km
Zajezda Croatia Village - 34 km
Trebovec Croatia Village - 34 km
Vrbovec Croatia Village 4800 people 35 km
Lepoglava Croatia Village 4000 people 35 km
Velesevec Croatia Village - 37 km
Ivanec Croatia City 5400 people 38 km
Posavski Bregi Croatia Village - 39 km
Sudovec Croatia Village - 39 km
Klostar Ivanic Croatia Village - 40 km
Gornji Tkalec Croatia Village - 40 km
Ivanic Grad Croatia Village - 40 km
Mozdenec Croatia Village - 41 km
Gradec Croatia Village - 41 km
Lijevi Dubrovcak Croatia Village - 41 km
Klenovnik Croatia Village 1000 people 42 km
Novi Marof Croatia Village - 42 km
Orehovec Croatia Village - 43 km
Remetinec Croatia Village 1500 people 43 km
Mostari Croatia Village - 44 km
Dubrava Croatia Village - 44 km
Tuzno Croatia Village - 45 km
Marusevec Croatia Village - 47 km
Beretinec Croatia Village 1000 people 47 km
Haganj Croatia Village - 48 km
Vidovec Croatia Village <1000 people 49 km
Gornji Kneginec Croatia Village - 50 km
Varazdin Croatia City - 53 km
Petrijanec Croatia Village 1400 people 54 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Zagreb ZAG 107 Civ. Paved Yes 10600
Varazdin 174 0

Dams

Intensity Reservoir Dam Name River Year
Cakovec Drava 1982

More information

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