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Earthquake aftershock spooks residents in northern Phuket


PHUKET: A 2.3 Richter aftershock centered in Phuket’s Thalang District struck at 4:54 am today, waking some residents with a loud bang, while others reported feeling nothing at all of the tremors.

“The epicenter of the aftershock was at Latitude 8º 00′ 36″ N, Longitude 98º 21′ 00″ E. It was almost at the same location as the 4.3 quake on April 16,” said Sophon Chaira, of the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) Seismology Center in Bangkok.

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