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Hanoi buildings shake after 5.4 magnitude quake hits China-Myanmar border

Tall buildings in Vietnam’s Hanoi capital have shaken after a strong earthquake jolted a border area between China and Myanmar on November 17 morning.

Vietnamese team begins search, rescue mission in Turkey

A 24-member team deployed by the Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security has begun engaging in search and rescue efforts in the Turkish southeastern city of Adiyaman.

Kon Tum struck by five consecutive tremors

Five consecutive tremors hit Kon Plong district in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on February 9, with one of them measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale, according to details given by the Institute of Geophysics.

Four earthquakes happen in Kon Tum Province within five hours

Kon Plong District in Kon Tum Province has recently experienced four earthquakes. Fortunately, the earthquakes did not cause any damage to people's property.

Magnitude three earthquake hits northern border locality

An earthquake measuring three on the Richter scale jolted Ha Giang city in the northern border mountainous province of the same name on November 28.

Three consecutive earthquakes jolt Central Highlands province

Three consecutive earthquakes hit Kon Plong district in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on August 23 afternoon, according to the Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Centre (EITWC).

Kon Tum Province records 300 earthquakes over a year

The Central Highland province of Kon Tum has recorded more than 300 earthquakes since April 2021, according to the provincial administration.

Continuous earthquakes in Kon Tum caused by hydropower project

Initially, scientists have determined that the earthquakes in Kon Plong District are earthquake excitations caused by the water reservoir of the hydropower projects but they are not serious.

More earthquakes reported in Central Highlands region

More than 30 earthquakes have occurred in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum over the past month with the strongest measuring 3.9 on the Richter Scale.

Hanoi shakes after strong earthquake hits Son La Province

Tall buildings in Hanoi shook as a 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit Son La Province at around 12.14pm local time on Monday.


11 minor earthquakes occur in Vietnam so far this year

Eleven minor earthquakes have occurred in Vietnam since the beginning of this year, according to the Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Hanoi assures residents after tremors

The Hanoi Department of Construction closely checks the geological factors to ensure earthquake resistance in the construction of high-rise buildings, said Nguyen Quang Huy, a representative from the department.


Hanoi hit again by Cao Bang earthquake

Many residents in high-rise apartment buildings in Hanoi continued facing light shakes early this morning, November 28.


Two quakes strike Quang Nam's Nam Tra My district

 VietNamNet Bridge – Two earthquakes, measuring 3.9 and 3.2 on the Richter scale, struck the mountainous district of Nam Tra My yesterday.

Dozens feared dead after avalanche crushed ski resort in quake-hit central Italy

 Dozens are feared dead after an avalanche crushed a luxury hotel in a mountainous area of central Italy hit by earthquakes on Wednesday,

At least six dead as rains batter quake-hit southwestern Japan

 At least six people died and a university student was missing on Wednesday as record-breaking rains battered parts of southwestern Japan still reeling from earthquakes two months ago, setting off flooding and landslides.

Japan quake breaches the historic walls of 400-year old Kumamoto Castle

The deadly earthquakes that struck the southern Japanese island of Kyushu on Thursday and Saturday breached the walls of Kumamoto Castle which had previously withstood bombardment and fire in its four centuries of existence. 

Three consecutive earthquakes reported in Son La

 VietNamNet Bridge – On the evening of July 19, three consecutive earthquakes with magnitude 4.3, 3.2 and 3.5 on the Richter scale occurred in Muong La district, Son La province in northern Vietnam.

Residents fear frequent quakes

 VietNamNet Bridge – Frequent earthquakes in the central province of Quang Nam's Bac Tra My District near the Song Tranh hydro-power plant have worried thousands of local people.

Two earthquakes near hydropower plant

 VietNamNet Bridge – On Monday morning, two earthquakes occurred consecutively in the area of Song Tranh 2 hydropower plant in Quang Nam province.