Eastern Slovakia hit by an earthquake

It woke up the inhabitants of Michalovce and its surroundings.

(Source: iMeteo.sk)

The inhabitants of Michalovce (Košice Region) and its surroundings were woken up at night between April 23 and 24 by shaking beds and objects. The east of the country was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5.

The epicentre was close to the Tušická Nová Ves, with a depth of about 20 kilometres, the iMeteo.sk website reported.

An earthquake of this magnitude is quite strong, particularly for Slovakia, according to the website.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

White Crow laureates (l-r): Andrej Belák, Jolana and Štefan Náther, Jaroslav Macek

The stories of White Crow laureates show how important it is to speak up against injustice

The awards went to four initiatives in justice, education, health care and minorities.

24 h
The mass testing in Nitra.

News digest: Results from weekend nationwide testing still not out

The parliamentary committee recommends one candidate for new police chief. NASA picks a picture by Slovak photographer as its Astronomy Picture of the Day.

17 h
Gábor Grendel (OĽaNO), Juraj Šeliga (Za Ľudí), and SaS MPs Marian Viskupič and Jana Bittó Cigániková.

Matovič government takes after Smer in lawmaking

The second-largest testing scheme of the whole population is underway in Slovakia. Government says they ordered enough vaccines. Layoffs of transnationals in Bratislava.

22 h
PM Igor Matovič (front) and Economy Minister Richard Sulík (back)

Hlas is gaining strength, along with Sulík’s SaS

At the same time, most people think PM Matovič is not managing the coronavirus crisis well.

24 h