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Earthquakes in Bac Tra My were anticipated, experts say

 VietNamNet Bridge - Scientists from the Geophysics Institute, an arm of the Vietnam Science & Technology Academy, have reassured the public that the recent earthquakes in Bac Tra My district of Quang Nam province were ‘anticipated’.

27 earthquakes recorded in Vietnam in seven months

 VietNamNet Bridge – Up to 11 out of the 27 quakes occurred in the district of Bac Tra My in the central province of Quang Nam, and experts say that more quakes are expected to occur in this area.

Largest earthquake this year occurs at hydropower plant

 VietNamNet Bridge - An earthquake registering 3.6 on the Richter scale with a focal depth of 5.7 km occurred in the area of Song Tranh 2 hydropower plant in the central province of Quang Nam on Tuesday morning, the strongest so far this year.

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.

Hydropower plant location prone to earthquakes, scientists say

 VietNamNet Bridge – Repeated earthquakes have occurred since the day Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plant began storing water.

People in state of anxious suspense ‘cause of earthquake

 VietNamNet Bridge – Another earthquake has occurred, upsetting the life of the people in Song Tranh hydropower plant area.

Earthquake again at Song Tranh 2 hydropower

 VietNamNet Bridge - Less than a week after an earthquake response exercise, a major earthquake occurred this morning, September 3, in Bac Tra My district and some neighboring areas, making people panic.

Quang Nam removes 20 hydropower projects

 VietNamNet Bridge - Under the direction of the Prime Minister, the central province of Quang Nam is considering to remove and suspend 20 hydropower projects.

62,000 people to be evacuated if Song Tranh dam breaks

On January 16, Quang Nam province’s officials met to discuss the evacuation plan in case the dam of Song Tranh 2 hydropower plant is broken in earthquakes. Experts estimated that more than 62,000 people would have to evacuate if a disaster occurs.

National Assembly to decide the “fate” of Song Tranh 2 Hydropower

"The Government will continue to report on the earthquakes and dam safety of the Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plant. The National Assembly will consider to continue using this work or not," said the Deputy National Assembly Chairman.

Many investors "flee" from the earthquake area

VietNamNet Bridge – Many investors have run away from the area around the Song Tranh 2 hydropower plant, where quakes occurred continuously in the recent time, said Mr. Dang Phong, Chairman of Bac Tra My.