Fourth earthquake hits area of Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plant in one month

An additional earthquake measured 3,6 on Richter scale occurred in the area of Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plant, Quang Nam province at 6:05 am on July 8.

The Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Center of the Institute of Geophysics reported that the earthquake was located at 15,358 degrees north latitude and 108, 128 degrees east longitude in the area of Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plant with its epicenter location at 5, 7 kilometers deep underground.

The earthquake on Tuesday is the fourth earthquakes since the beginning of July as well as the strongest earthquake hit Quang Nam province in the past two months.

Residents said that the earthquake hit around five seconds, caused shaking violently houses and buildings.

By Nguyen Khoi- Translated by Huyen Huong

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