Strong earthquake in Albania - the death toll rises

the death toll rises, after a strong earthquake early on Tuesday morning hit Albania. According to Reuters, there is talk about an earthquake with a magnitude

Strong earthquake in Albania - the death toll rises

the death toll rises, after a strong earthquake early on Tuesday morning hit Albania.

According to Reuters, there is talk about an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4, which was terrified citizens to flee into the streets.

the ministry of defense of Albania call it the strongest earthquake in 30 years.

It is known at the present time, where big material damage, the quake has forsårsaget.

A video that is shared on social media, allegedly shows a totally collapsed building in the city of Durres on the Adriatic sea.

A spokeswoman from the country's defence ministry tells Reuters that several persons are brought to the hospital, and that at least three persons should have lost their lives as a result of the earthquake. The numbers are in the course of the morning, has risen to six.

One of the dead must be a person of panic jumped out from a building during the quake.

the Epicenter is located about 34 kilometers northwest of the capital Tirana.

the Quake struck at 3.54 local time and must have been so powerful that several neighbours could feel it.

Shortly after at 7 on Tuesday morning, reports Reuters, that a strong aftershock has hit the capital city of Tirana. Nyhedsbureaet has information from a firsthand observer.

It is the second time in two months that Albania gets hit by a powerful earthquake.

The 21. september was several buildings destroyed after an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4.

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Updated Date: 26 November 2019, 08:00

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