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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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.