Two Earthquakes occur in Vietnam's northern province

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Pastor Dale Morgan

Dec 31, 2010, 11:59:06 PM12/31/10
Great Earthquakes In Diverse Places

Two Earthquakes occur in Vietnam's northern province

13:29, December 31, 2010      

Two earthquakes happened early Friday morning in Vietnam's northern province of Son La, and they have caused no damages or casualties so far, Vietnam News Agency reported.

An expert from the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology said that the reason was the earthquakes occurred in the mountainous areas with few inhabitants.The first earthquake happened with magnitude of 5.5 Richter scale. The second earthquake happened a few hours after the first one measuring 4.0 Richter scale.

It is believed to be the aftershock of the first earthquake, said Vietnam News Agency.

Vietnamese scientists on geophysics are keeping their eyes on these earthquakes, said the report.
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