Fears of damage as 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Albania 

A large earthquake jolted eastern Europe this morning with reports of shaking felt from Albania to Macedonia.

The epicenter of the tremor, which had a preliminary magnitude of 6.4, was north of Durres, a coastal town around 20 west of Albania’s capital Tirana.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. 

A map showing the location of the earthquake north of Durres, on the west coast of Albania

A map showing the location of the earthquake north of Durres, on the west coast of Albania

A map showing the location of the earthquake north of Durres, on the west coast of Albania

Many reports of shaking came from the Macedonian capital Skopje, 100 miles north east of the epicenter. One local, Eva Ellereit, tweeted: ‘Nothing like waking up to your entire bedroom shaking in the middle of the night #earthquake.’ 

Link hienalouca.com

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