Additional earthquake hits Quang Nam province

An additional earthquake occurred in the area of Bac Tra My district in the central province of Quang Nam at 4:46 am on July 5.

The Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Center of the Institute of Geophysics said that the earthquake measured 2,7 on the Richter scale with its epicenter location at 5.5 kilometers deep underground. The earthquake was located at 15, 37 degrees north latitude and 108,092 degree east longitude in the area of Bac Tra My district in Quang Nam province.

Earlier, a earthquake measured 2, 5 on the Richter scale with its epicenter location at 7 kilometers deep underground which occurred in the area of Que Son District in Quang Nam province at 2:50 pm on July 4. The earthquake was located 15,701 degrees north latitude and 107,989 degree east longitude.

Three consecutive earthquakes hit Bac Tra My District in Quang Nam province from June 30 to July 5.
 

Earthquake center is signed as a red star on the map (Photo:SGGP)

By Nguyen Khoi- Translated by Huyen Huong

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