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3.4-magnitude quake shakes 3 Uttaradit districts


Uttaradit’s Laplae district was one of the districts shaken by a 3.4-magnitude earthquake in the early hours of Tuesday, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department said.

No injuries or casualties were reported as of press time.

The epicentre was found at latitude 17.51 degrees North and longitude 100.05 degrees East in Tambon Pai Lom. The quake was about 2 kilometres deep.

The department said tremors could be felt in Tron, Laplae and Muang districts and that it has coordinated with the provincial administration office to monitor the aftermath of the quake closely. Local government offices have also been advised to explain to people that the quake was mild and that they should not panic, but closely monitor information and warnings from the authorities.

Local authorities have also been instructed to survey areas for possible damage and provide help accordingly. 3.4-magnitude quake shakes 3 Uttaradit districts

Published : April 05, 2022

By : THE NATION