Earthquake hits North Island's east
A magnitude 5.3 quake struck just after 5:30am.GeoNet says the quake struck just after 5:30am, 50km northwest of Te Kaha on the East Coast, and at a depth of 115km.
DURRES, Albania (AP) — Hopes were fading Thursday of finding anyone else alive beneath the rubble of collapsed buildings in Albania two days after a deadly quake struck the country’s Adriatic coast, with the death toll increasing to 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins.
destroyed in Albania 's most powerful earthquake in decades are awaiting news, as rescuers find more bodies in the rubble and the death toll rises to 40 . The quake struck 34km (21 miles) north-west of the Albanian capital, Tirana, during the early hours of the morning as most people were asleep.
Albania Earthquake Kills at Least 13
Emergency crews rushed to search for survivors in various cities across Albania after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Balkan nation in the early hours of Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and injuring 650. The deadly quake was one of the strongest to hit Albania in decades, just two months after the country was struck by another strong quake that damaged hundred of homes. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.
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At least 24 people died and hundreds more were injured in the 6.4-magnitude quake that struck in the early The Greek foreign minister, Nikos Dendias, visited the seaside city, as 40 Greek emergency Albania sits in a seismic region known for devastating tremors. Durres was struck by another strong
The death toll stands at 40 after more bodies were pulled from the ruins.
Authorities said search and rescue operations were continuing in three collapsed buildings in the port city of Durres, 33 kilometers (20 miles) west of the capital Tirana.
Searching had stopped, however, in the nearby town of Thumane, where no more people are believed to be buried in collapsed apartment buildings after six bodies were recovered from the rubble overnight.
The Health Ministry said Thursday that more than 750 people were injured in the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck before dawn Tuesday and has been followed by hundreds of aftershocks, including several with magnitudes of above 5.0, which have complicated rescue efforts.
Rescuers comb building rubble after Albanian quake kills 21
Rescue crews with excavators searched for survivors trapped in toppled apartment buildings and hotels Tuesday as the death toll from a powerful pre-dawn earthquake in Albania climbed to 21, with more than 600 people injured. The magnitude-6.4 quake was felt across the southern Balkans and was followed by multiple aftershocks, with several above magnitude 5. In nearby Bosnia, another temblor with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 struck southeast of the capital Sarajevo, causing only minor damage.
Media captionAlbania quake : Rescuers search for survivors . At least 18 people have been killed after a The majority of fatalities occurred in the coastal city of Durres and in the town of Thumane, 40 km to the In 1979, a magnitude 6.9 quake hit Albania leaving 136 dead and more than 1,000 injured.
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Another aftershock with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 rattled the area midday on Thursday, sending people fleeing into the streets in panic.
At least one building suffered further damage from the aftershock, while mourners rushed from a building where they had gathered for the start of funeral ceremonies for some of the victims.
Rescue crews with specialized equipment, sniffer dogs and emergency supplies have flooded into the country from neighboring countries and other European nations to help in the search efforts and provide for those left homeless.
Albania mourns as earthquake search for survivors continues
Tirana declared a state of emergency in the areas hardest-hit by Tuesday's 6.4 magnitude earthquake: the coastal city of Durres and the town of Thumane, where victims were trapped by toppled buildings. With the help of dogs and more than 200 experts flown in from across Europe, rescuers worked through the night to locate survivors.Early Wednesday in Thumane, emergency workers backed by Greek teams retrieved the body of a young man, an AFP reporter at the scene reported. They were also attempting to free a young woman who they believe is still alive after the 24-hour-ordeal.
Rescuers search for Albania quake survivors Jump to media player The deadly quake struck north-west of the capital Tirana on Tuesday morning. Video footage from Thumane, a village 40 km (24 miles) to the north-west of Tirana, shows emergency workers at the scene of a collapsed building.
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Many of those left without homes in Thumane spent a second night in tents, unwilling to head to hotels along the coast made available for their accommodation while the search operation continued.
A total of about 2,100 people had spent Tuesday night in tents, and the government has vowed to provide new homes during 2020 for all those left homeless.
Authorities have warned residents not to return to any buildings that could have been damaged until engineers can check the structures for safety.
PM quiet on indigenous DV survivor funding .
Scott Morrison has refused to confirm whether the peak body representing indigenous survivors of domestic violence will continue to receive funding. The prime minister has refused to provide any assurances the country's peak body for indigenous survivors of domestic violence will have its funding extended.Funding for the National Family Violence Prevention and Legal Services Forum, which represents 13 frontline organisations, is due to expire in June 2020.Scott Morrison was questioned about the decision in Canberra on Friday."There are always issues of ongoing funding right across the budget," he told reporters.