An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.3 and an epicentre 8 km north of Michalovce struck on Thursday early morning.
Seismologists recorded the earthquake near Nacina Ves village in eastern
Slovakia at 5:59 in the morning, Kristián Csicsay from the seismology department of the Slovak Academy of Sciences confirmed for the TASR newswire.
The Vihorlat mountains in the east of the country is an area known for a regular occurrence of this kind of earthquakes.
A seismic area
"The Vihorlat area and the surroundings of Humenné, Michalovce, and Vranov nad Topľou belong to seismically active areas of Slovakia," the seismologists stated as quoted by TASR.
30. Apr 2020 at 13:59 | Compiled by Spectator staff