From: Exit Staff
Earthquake Rocks Albania, No Damage Reported

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Albania and surrounding countries on Sunday evening.

The epicentre of the quake was around 5km from Pogradec and the tremors were felt in Saranda, Kukes, Bilisht, Fier, and Lezhe as well as North Macedonia, Greece, and even Bulgaria. The earthquake took place at around 11:43 on Sunday evening.

Albanian Minister of Defence Niko Peleshi reassured the public that there was no reported damage or injury and that the authorities were ready for any situation.