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3.7-magnitude earthquake hits Phang Nga province


THE Meteorological Department announced that a 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck Thana subdistrict, Kapong district, Phang Nga province at 2.43 p.m. today (Feb. 13), Matichon newspaper said.

The quake was felt by the people in this southern province with further details to be announced later.

The Earthquake Observation Division said the earthquake, at a depth of four kilometres, occurred near the Khlong Marui Fault Zone.

At 4.45 a.m. Thai time today a 3.1-magnitude earthquake, at a depth of 10 km,  struck the Myanmar-China border area.

Earlier at 3.10 a.m. today a 2.2-magnitude earthquake, at a depth of one km, had hit Tha Champi subdistrict, Mueang district, northern Phayao Province.


Top: A representative image of an earthquake by Paula from Pixabay

Front Page: Map showing the location of the Phang Nga earthquake. Credit: The Earthquake Observation Division

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