Articles tagged "albania"

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Impressive hailstorm leaves 50 cm (1.6 feet) of ice on roads, causes severe damage to crops, Albania

An impressive hailstorm lashed Shkodra in northern Albania on Friday, May 14, 2021, leaving about 0.5 m (1.6 feet) of ice on roads and causing severe damage to crops. The storm lasted for around 50 minutes, covering the entire city, as well as some surrounding...

May 17, 2021

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46 dead after M6.4 quake in Albania which experts say 'likely' struck on a blind fault

At least 46 people were killed and more than 650 others injured after a very strong M6.4 earthquake hit Albania, the strongest in 40 years, on November 26, 2019. Hours after, 300 aftershocks had been registered and a day after, another tremor was registered by USGS...

November 27, 2019

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Very strong M6.4 earthquake hits Albania - 39 killed, more than 650 injured, 8 critically

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Albania at 02:54 UTC (03:54 LT) on November 26, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 20 km (12.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is Albania's strongest...

November 26, 2019

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More than 100 people injured, 600 buildings damaged after M5.6 earthquake hits Albania, the strongest in 30 years

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the EMSC and USGS as M5.6 hit near capital Tirana, Albania (population 375 000) at 14:04 UTC on September 21, 2019 (16:04 LT) at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). There are more than 2 540 000 people living within 100 km (62...

September 22, 2019

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Earthquake swarm shaking Albania - Greece border region, damage and injuries reported

Numerous earthquakes are shaking Albania - Greece border region on June 1, 2019. The strongest was M5.0 at 04:51 UTC at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC registered a total of 28 earthquakes from 04:26 to 18:35 UTC, with magnitudes ranging from 2.5 to 5.0. ...

June 01, 2019

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Major flooding hits Albania, paralyzing ports and suspending air traffic

A severe storm hit Albania on Thursday, November 30, 2017, and continued affecting the country on December 1, causing severe flooding in central areas of the country. Citizens are urged to follow official advice and avoid unnecessary travel as the situation is...

December 01, 2017