the Earth has trembled strongly in Albania, four in the morning local time. The earthquake has been the most intense in the last few decades.
the U.s. geological research institute (USGS), according to (you move to another service) in area has occurred three strong earthquakes.
the first earthquake magnitude was 6.4 and it happened in a research facility 20 miles deep. Following the earthquake the magnitude was 5.1 and 5.3, and they occurred 10 km depth. The area has also been aftershocks.
the News agency AP says at least six people died in the earthquake. A large part of the dead has missed the collapse of the buildings. Albania's defense ministry has told one person was dead when he had jumped down from the building the earthquake.Earthquake traces thumann in Albania.Malton Dibrani / AOP
Three of the dead have been found in Durres coastal city. In addition, at least 300 people have been injured.
the president of Albania Ilir Meta has told the media that Thumann village in Northern Albania, the situation is "really dramatic" and emergency personnel will make every effort to get people out of the rubble. The AP says the president has urged the government to ask for international aid to the situation.
the People have been taken to hospital in the capital Tirana and tourist to Durres coastal city. On social media shared the images, which are reported to be from Albania. The picture shows the collapse in buildings.
#earthquake #Albania Strongest tremor in decades rocks Albania, residents trapped in the rubble pic.twitter.com/1VVw8U6qGp— waseemlazkani (@waseemlazkani) 26. November 2019
Near the earthquake place to be the person to tell european seismology institution (EMSC) (switch to another service)website, that the goods have been thrown on the floor and the earthquake during is heard rumbling sound. People are told to rush to the streets.People gathered in the streets in Tirana, albania's capital in the early hours of the 26. November.Gent Shkullaku / AFP /Lehtikuva
earthquake point you are close to Shijak city, which is located 30 kilometers from the capital Tiranasta west. Last time in Albania trembled strongly in September, when the quake magnitude was 5.6. The September earthquake damaged hundreds of houses.Yle news graphics / Derrick Frilund
the Case is updated.
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