TIRANA, Albania/ BELGRADE, Serbia
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit western Durres city of Albania on Tuesday at 3.54 a.m. local time (0254GMT), said the country’s Institute of GeoSciences, Energy, Water and Environment.
According to a statement by the country’s Defense Ministry, the earthquake has killed at least 6 people, one of whom jumped from a window due to panic.
The Health Ministry said 150 people were injured due to the earthquake.
The epicenter of the earthquake was located 15 kilometers (9 miles) off Durres city, at a depth of 38 km (23 mi).