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World Albania inspects quake damages, sees over 100 aftershocks

12:25  22 september  2019
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More than 100 aftershocks from Thursday night’s magnitude-6.5 earthquake continued to rattle the region as businesses and residents got a fuller look at the widespread damage from the unusually strong quake , which also injured about 800 people. The quake struck near the city of Kumamoto on

The Defence Ministry said it was the most powerful quake in Albania in the last 30 years. The U.S. Geological Survey gave the quake an initial magnitude of 5.6, while the Albanian Geosciences Institute reported it as registering 5.8 with an aftershock 11 minutes later measuring 5.3.

Authorities say the Saturday afternoon quake was followed by more than 100 aftershocks. It also damaged about 600 homes and knocked out power and water facilities in Tirana, Durres and some other western and central districts. Many people fled their homes and were staying in temporary shelters as experts inspected damaged homes Sunday.

Defense Minister Olta Xhacka, speaking at a Cabinet meeting Sunday that felt one of the aftershocks, said "luckily oil wells were not damaged."

Located along the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, Albania is earthquake-prone and registers seismic activity every few days.

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