Sixth earthquakes hits Quang Nam in July

Additional earthquake occurred in the area of Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plan, Quang Nam province at 1: 16pm on July 14.

The Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Center of the Institute of Geophysics reported that the earthquake measured 2, 6 on the Richter scale with its epicenter location at 5 kilometers deep underground.

The earthquake was located at 15,358 degrees north latitude and 108,117 degrees east longitude in the area of Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plant yesterday.

Many residents said that the earthquake lasted around six seconds accompanied with the strong blasts, caused sharking violently chairs, tables and other furniture at  house.

The earthquake is the sixth earthquakes occurred in Bac Tra My district since the beginning of July.

By Nguyen Khoi- Translated by Huyen Huong

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