2.9 richter magnitude earthquake hits Thua Thien-Hue Province

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A 2.9 magnitude earthquake with its epicenter of around 8.1- kilometer deep underground occurred in A Luoi mountainous district, Thua Thien- Hue Province yesterday morning.

The epicenter located at around 8.1 kilometers deep underground.

The epicenter located at around 8.1 kilometers deep underground.

Chief of Office of the Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Search and Rescue in Thua Thien - Hue Province said that the Institute of Geophysics promptly had a report to local authorities.

Luckily, there is no information related to quake damage. 

From May, 2014 to now, there have been around 30 quakes in the mountainous district, notably 4.7-magnitude earthquake on May 15, 2014. 

Accordingly, the quakes have re-operated consecutively since A Luoi Hydropower Plant began water accumulation for generating electricity.


By Van Thang- Translated by Huyen Huong

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