As was officially confirmed by the Federal Hydrometeorogical Institute, the first earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 on the Richter scale with the epicenter in Stolac was recorded on Friday, April 22, at 23:08 o’clock.

The earthquake claimed one fatality. A 28-year-old woman with the initials E. S. died after being transported in critical condition from Stolac to the hospital in Mostar.

A series of earthquakes followed, with the strongest having a magnitude of 4.4 o the Richter scale, occurring around 4:20 o’clock in the morning, with the epicenter 32 kilometers outside of Mostar, that is, 14 kilometers from Stolac.