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Tremors damage 14 houses in Northern Thailand

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Bangkok, Feb. 21, 2019 (Xinhua/NNN) Earthquake Watch Division of Thailand’s Meteorological Department on Thursday
said a total of 26 minor earthquakes hit the Northern Province of Lampang on Thursday, leaving 14 houses damaged.

Thai authorities confirmed no injuries have been reported.

The first tremor, of 2.1 magnitude, struck Lampang province with its epicenter in Wang Nua district at around 12:01,
followed by 20 tremors on Wednesday with the severest one, of 4.9 magnitude, hit at about 16:05 local time.

Five more tremors at the same area were detected on Thursday, with the severest one of 2.6 magnitude hit at around 06:07.

Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation under Ministry of Interior released on its website that at least 14 houses,
one pagoda and a Buddhist temple were damaged in the tremors. (Xinhua/NNN)
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Edited by Abigael Joshua/Hadiza Mohammed-Aliyu

 

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