Earthquakes in AlbaniaIn Albania earthquakes can be strong and cause heavy damages in a circle of dozens of kilometers. Due to the special tectonic situation of the country, there are more earthquakes than average.
87 people died since 1950 by direct consequences of earthquakes.
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Most recent eventsThis list includes the strongest earthquakes recorded in or around Albania by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in the past 14 days. Whether an event is listed here depends largely on its magnitude, but also on its distance from inhabited areas. All data refer to the local time. This page is updated daily at 11am UTC.
- Jun 20, 2:57 amMagnitude 4.1: 8 km east-northeast of Megalópoli, Greece at a depth of 10 km.
Earthquakes in Albania since 1950The strongest earthquake in Albania happened on 11/30/1967 in the region Albania with a magnitude of 6.5 on the Richter scale.
|11/26/2019||Durres, Thumane, Tirana||20 km||6.4||51|
|09/30/1998||Kukes, Peshkopi||54 km||5.3||0|
|01/12/1997||Berat, Ura Vajgurore, Gramsh, Cerrik||51 km||4.7||0|
|01/09/1988||Tirana, Ulcinj-Bar||46 km||5.8||0|
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Several data have been summarized and translated.