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5.3 magnitude earthquake hits Croatia's Zagreb city 

5.3 magnitude earthquake hits Croatia's Zagreb city 

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 22 Mar 2020, 05:59 pm

Zagreb/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit  Croatia's capital Zagreb area and left several buildings damaged, media reports sai don Sunday.

Visuals seen on the social media showed several cars damaged by the tremors.

A teenager is in a critical condition after a roof collapsed, local media say. The spire of the city's cathedral also snapped off, reported BBC.

According to reports, the 5.3 magnitude earthquake remained the highest the city has seen in several years.

Panicked residents ran out into the streets when it struck around 06:00 local time and were initially told to stay out by authorities, BBC reported.

The earthquake rocked the city at a time when the country, like most other nations across the world, is witnessing a Coronavirus outbreak.

More than 200 Coronavirus infected patients have been reported from the country.

No casualty has been reported so far.