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Albania struck by 5.6-magnitude earthquake, injuring at least 37

Posted: 4:08 PM, Sep 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-21 16:08:00-04
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(CNN) -- At least 37 people were injured on Saturday when a 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck Albania.

The earthquake struck along Albania's central coast near the port city of Durrës, according to the United States Geological Survey , about 35 kilometers west of the capital Tirana.

A trauma hospital in Tirana reported 37 injuries, according to public broadcaster Albanian Radio and TV.

Prime Minister Edi Rama canceled a trip to New York, CNN affiliate A2 reported, and he's expected to return home from Frankfurt.

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