Kon Tum province hit by two consecutive earthquakes
  • | VOV | March 09, 2023 01:11 PM
Two consecutive tremors were reported in Kon Plong district in the Central Highlands of Kon Tum province during the early morning of March 9, according to the Earthquake and Tsunami Warning Centre under the Institute of Geophysics of Vietnam.

The first earthquake was measured at 2.9 on the Richter scale and was felt at 5:09 a,m. with a depth of 10 kilometres. One hour later, the second 2.8-magnitude tremor happened at 6:24 a.m. with the epicentre at a depth of about 8 kilometres.

Fortunately, the earthquakes did not pose a disaster risk.

The Institute of Geophysics is therefore continuing to monitor developments of the phenomenon.

Yesterday, an earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale also jolted Kon Plong district. In addition, March 7 saw the district record four minor earthquakes on a single day.

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