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Hanoi experiences earthquake of 4 Richter scale

An earthquake of magnitude 4 on the Richter scale hit My Duc district of Hanoi capital early on March 25 morning, according to the Earthquake and Tsunami Warning Centre under the Institute of Geophysics of Vietnam.

Minor quake hits Dien Bien again

An earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale has been detected in the northern upland province of Dien Bien yesterday morning, August 15.

Mild quake jolts Kon Tum again

An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale hit Kon Plong District in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on August 1, according to the Institute of Geophysics.

Concerns raised as Central Highlands province sees spike in earthquakes

The Central Highlands province of Kon Tum witnessed 33 earthquakes from 1903 to 2020 but has seen 169 just since last year, a massive growth from the previous century.

Minor quake strikes Central Highlands region again

A minor earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Kon Plong district of Kon Tum province in the Central Highlands on October 21 evening, according to the Earthquake and Tsunami Warning Centre under the Institute of Geophysics.

Two minor quakes jolt Central Highlands province

Two earthquakes struck the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on September 26, causing no human losses, according to the Earthquake and Tsunami Warning Centre under the Institute of Geophysics.

Another earthquake happens in Son La’s Moc Chau district

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake hit Moc Chau district in the northern mountainous province of Son La at 8:13am on August 17, according to the Institute of Geophysics under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology.

PM asks for quickly addressing earthquake consequences

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 27 sent an urgent notice asking relevant units to address any consequences of recent earthquakes in the northern provinces of Son La, Lai Chau and Hoa Binh.

Earthquake hits off Binh Thuan coast, no tsunami warning

The waters off the coast of Binh Thuan province were hit by an earthquake reaching four on the Richter scale on the morning of July 15, but no tsunami warning has been issued shortly afterwards.


Earthquake hits Lai Chau for third time in three days

Muong Te District in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau was struck by a 2.5-magnitude earthquake at 3:47 a.m. on the morning of June 17, making it the third earthquake to hit the province in three days.

Earthquake kills at least 9 in Turkey, injures many in Iran

At least nine people including three children are dead in eastern Turkey after an earthquake with its epicentre in neighbouring Iran.


Hanoi experiences powerful tremor

An earthquake occurred in many areas near Hoan Kiem Lake, Giay Bridge and Ha Dong district in capital city of Hanoi at 8:20am today. 


Dien Bien reports 8th earthquake in 2019

An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale hit the northwestern province of Dien Bien on September 5, which is the 8th to happen in the province this year.

Vietnam considers new policy to operate hydropower plants on Da River

Running across the northwest highlands of Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Son La and Hoa Binh before going down to Phu Tho to merge into the Red River, DA River makes a great contribution to the national grid system.

Indonesia tsunami: Death toll rises to over 1,200

 The number of people known to have died in Indonesia in Friday's earthquake and tsunami has risen to more than 1,200, the country's disaster response agency says.

Japan hit by deadly earthquake and mudslides

 Japan's northern island of Hokkaido has been hit by a powerful earthquake, triggering landslides that engulfed houses.

Lombok: Scores die as quake again hits Indonesian island

 At least 82 people are now known to have died after a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok.

Papua New Guinea earthquake: Strong tremor off New Britain island

 A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea's New Britain island, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says.

How effective are earthquake early warning systems?

 Earthquake early warning detection is more effective for minor quakes than major ones.

Iraq-Iran earthquake: Deadly tremor hits border region

 A strong 7.3-magnitude earthquake has rattled the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing more than a hundred people.