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1998 Mionica earthquake

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Origin time  22:14:49 UTC
Depth  10 km
Max. intensity  VIII (Severe)
Magnitude  5.5 Mw
Areas affected  Serbia
1998 Mionica earthquake
Date  29 September 1998 (1998-09-29)

1998 Mionica earthquake was a 5.5 magnitude earthquake in western Central Serbia, near the town of Mionica. The epicentral area was in the region of Brežđe village, where it had a maximum intensity of VIII on the Mercalli intensity scale. It was felt in Central Serbia, Vidin (Bulgaria), Sarajevo (Bosnia) and parts of Croatia, Hungary and Greece. One person died from a heart attack and 17 were injured. Some 60 schools (mostly in villages) were destroyed.

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1998 Mionica earthquake Wikipedia


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