Chiang Rai’s Mae Suay District Awoken by 2.7 Tremor


According to an announcement by the Seismological Bureau of the Thai Meteorological Department, the epicenter of the quake was 2.7 on Richter scale at 2-kilometer depth

CHIANG RAI – An earthquake measuring 2.7 on Richter scale at 2-kilometer depth jolted the Chiang Rai’s Mae Suay district today. The tremor was not felt by residents in the area but the epicenter of the quake is reportedly close to the district.
According to the Seismological Bureau, a minor earthquake shook Chiang Rai’s Mae Suay district earlier in the morning.Last week, another small 3.7 magnitude quake at a 3 kilometer depth shook the same district.

There have been no reports of damage or injury in the area during both earthquakes.

Following the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Chiang Rai in May, many small earthquakes have been reported in the northern province almost every month. Chiang Rai and nearby provinces straddle a fault line which is a reason behind many tremors in the region.



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