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Magnitude 4.0 earthquake reported in Hanoi’s outlying district hinh anh 1The situation of the earthquake’s epicentre in My Duc district, Hanoi, on March 25 morning (Photograph: igp-vast.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – An earthquake
with a magnitude of 4.0 occurred in Hanoi’s outlying district of My Duc on
March 25 morning, stated the Institute of Geophysics (IGP) below the Vietnam
Academy of Science and Know-how.

The earthquake occurred at 8:05:35
am. Its epicentre, about 16km deep, was situated at 20.770 levels North and 105.720
levels East, reported the IGP’s Vietnam
Earthquake Info and Tsunami Warning Centre.

The identical day, two others measuring 3.2
and three.7 had been reported in Kon Plong district, the Central Highlands province of
Kon Tum, at 3:54:40 am and 5:57:18 am, respectively. Their epicentre, about
8.1km deep, was at 14.957 levels North and 108.237 levels East.

Earthquakes have constantly occurred
in Kon Plong district since 2021. The strongest, 4.7, was recorded within the
afternoon of August 23, 2022.

IGP Director Nguyen Xuan Anh stated information
present that Kon Tum province, together with Kon Plong district, is situated on a small
seismic fault, and earthquakes right here typically have magnitude of not more than 5.0.

The
IGP has continuously up to date native authorities and folks about seismic
actions, he stated, noting that regardless of excessive frequency, earthquakes on this
space have but to succeed in a stage requiring catastrophe danger warning.

Native residents shouldn’t fear however
hold calm, adjust to authorities’ directions, reinforce their homes, and
equip themselves with earthquake response information, Anh added./.

VNA



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