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.