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The red star is the place where the 3.0 magnitude quake jolts Kon Plong district at 12:14 p.m. on February 9. (Photo: Institude of Geophysics)

The first quake was measured as magnitude 3.3 and occurred at 6:10 a.m., with this being followed by four other quakes measuring between 3.0 and 3.5 on the Richter scale.

Fortunately, these tremors posed no risk of a natural disaster, the Institute of Geophysics said.

Since the beginning of this year, Kon Tum has registered a total of 24 quakes.

Previously, last year saw Kon PlongdDistrict record hundreds of tremors, with the biggest measuring 4.7 Richter scale with a depth of around 8.2 kilometres.