1998 Mionica earthquake

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1998 Mionica earthquake
1998 Mionica earthquake is located in Serbia
1998 Mionica earthquake
UTC time ??
ISC event
Date * 29 September 1998 (1998-09-29)
Origin time * 22:14:49 UTC
Local date
Local time
Magnitude 5.5 Mw
Depth 10 km
Epicenter 44°12′32″N 20°04′48″E / 44.209°N 20.080°E / 44.209; 20.080Coordinates: 44°12′32″N 20°04′48″E / 44.209°N 20.080°E / 44.209; 20.080[1]
Areas affected Serbia
Max. intensity VIII (Severe)
Casualties 1 dead, 17 injured
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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.[2][3][4]