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Thailand’s 15th faultline discovered in Nakhon Nayok

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Khlong Tha Dan Dam Reservoir in Nakhon Nayok Province

Khlong Tha Dan Dam Reservoir in Nakhon Nayok Province. Photo: Thailand News.


A new faultline, caused by a previous earthquake, was found in Nakhon Nayok province and could be considered the country’s 15th active faultline, a seminar of geological professionals and related agencies was told yesterday.

Songpop Polchan, president of the Geological Society of Thailand, said they were planning to propose that the earthquake map be reviewed to cover tambonlevel risk areas so people can be better prepared and can build structures that are better able to cope with tremors.

Read more: The Nation

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