1998 Mionica earthquake

Coordinates: 44°12′32″N 20°04′48″E / 44.209°N 20.080°E / 44.209; 20.080
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1998 Mionica earthquake
1998 Mionica earthquake is located in Serbia
1998 Mionica earthquake
UTC time1998-09-29 22:14:49
ISC event1207590
Local date29 September 1998 (1998-09-29)
Local time23:14:49 CET
Magnitude5.5 Mw
Depth10 km
Epicenter44°12′32″N 20°04′48″E / 44.209°N 20.080°E / 44.209; 20.080[1]
Areas affectedSerbia
Max. intensityVIII (Severe)
Casualties1 dead, 17 injured

In the late evening of 29 September 1998, a 5.5 magnitude earthquake occurred near the town of Mionica in western Central Serbia. The epicentral area was near the village of Brežđe, 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 damaged.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ NGDC. "Comments for the Significant Earthquake". Retrieved 27 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2010-01-24.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Hungarian Earthquake Bulletin / Magyarorsz gi f ldreng sek" (in Hungarian). Archived from the original on 2004-03-10. Retrieved 2010-01-24.
  4. ^ "Shakemap atlas199809292214". Archived from the original on 2008-10-19. Retrieved 2017-08-28.