Tuesday's quake was the most powerful in a series of tremors that have shaken the island since December 28.
More than 230,000 people died across south-east Asia when a tsunami unleashed devastation on December 26, 2004.
Nine people have been arrested in Albania in connection with the deaths of 51 people in an earthquake last month.
Rescue teams continued hunting for survivors on Monday after a powerful earthquake that killed at least three people and injured 31.
Many houses have become unsafe to live in following the quake and its aftershocks. Volunteers say the most urgent need is for clothing and blankets.
The death toll from the earthquake has hit 49.
It was supposed to be a national day of celebration, but Thursday instead saw Albanians recovering bodies from rubble or burying their loved ones.
Parked cars lined highways as Albanians slept on the roadside, heeding warnings not to return indoors until engineers can check quake-shaken buildings.
Adriatik Bode was one of the survivors of a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that has so far left 40 people dead.
Hashim Thaci was on a visit to the town of Thumanë to express his sympathy and support to the victims of Tuesday's earthquake
The Head of News at Euronews Albania has given a personal account of the devastation in the port city of Durres after revisiting the site of damage caused by a 6.4 earthquake.
More than a dozen people died after Albania was rocked by the most powerful earthquake to hit the country in decades.
In this first person piece for Euronews, a Turkish holidaymaker describes the moments as the earthquake was felt where he was staying in Durres, and what he witnessed in the hours after.
Soldiers have been deployed to help rescue efforts as reports emerge people are using their mobile phones to call loved ones under rubble.
Rescue efforts continued as Albania observed a day of national mourning for at least 26 killed by the country's biggest earthquake in decades.
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The epicentre of the quake was around 70km west of Istanbul in the Marmara Sea, south of the town of Silivri.
Aerial footage filmed this month and released by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reveals the severe damage that still remains nearly one year after the devastating earthquake, tsunami and liquefaction disasters that hit Sulawesi, Indonesia
A powerful 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck northeast Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 22 people and injuring over 700, officials said.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 has struck 30 kilometres of the Albanian capital of Tirana.
The earthquake caused minor damage in northeastern Taiwan early on Thursday morning as the island braced for the arrival of a severe typhoon
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled the Greek capital Athens on Friday (July 19), briefly knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running from buildings in panic.
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit in a suburb 23 kilometres northwest of Athens on Friday, the non-profit European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.
An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage.
"I don't want to frighten people," one expert said. "But I think it's important to be transparent. This is a real issue."