The powerful tremor occurs in capital city of Hanoi this morning



The 6 to 8 second- tremor caused shaking violently furniture, chairs, windows, fish tank, even cups and glasses on the tables inside houses and buildings.

Up to now, the Institute of Geophysics has no information about this aftershock.

Sharing with the reporters of the Sai Gon Giai Phong (SGGP) Newspaper, Deputy Director of Vietnam Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Center Mr. Nguyen Hong Phuong said that scientists had not yet ascertained the eye of the earthquake.

However, the powerful tremor might be due to operation of troughs of broken-lines underground in area of Cao Bang province, which is about 200 km far from Hanoi.

On November 21, capital city of Hanoi  experienced a tremor, making residents worry about living condition.

5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Cao Bang province


According to the latest news from the Institute of Geophysics, a 5.4 magnitude earthquake occurred in area of Trung Khanh District, the Northern mountainous province of Cao Bang this morning.
5.4 magnitude earthquake in Cao Bang province

The epicenter located at around 14 kilometers deep underground.

Currently, the Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Center of the Institute of Geophysics continues keeping a close watch at the quake.

The experts said that it has been the powerful tremor so far. SGGP

Huyen Huong