Tags : Aftershock


Several aftershocks hit Kumamoto prefecture, Japan

Several aftershocks, one of which measured a magnitude of 5.3 on the USGS scale, have hit Kumamoto prefecture, Japan. It comes just days after two deadly earthquakes hit the region, killing 42 and injuring more than 1,000 others. A tsunami warning has not been issued, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported. The aftershocks measured 3.9 and 3.4 […]Read More


No aftershock reported after 4 magnitude quake in southern Thailand

BANGKOK, 20 February 2015 (NNT) – No aftershock has been detected after the 4.0 magnitude earthquake in Phang Nga province earlier today, says the BEG Director. The Director of the Bureau of Environment Geology (BEG) Somboon Khositanont has revealed that there is still no detectable aftershocks in wake of the earthquake in Phang Nga province […]Read More


Strong Earthquake in Japan’s Nagano Injures Dozens, Topples Homes

An earthquake struck central Japan on Saturday, November 22, injuring 41 people and collapsing dozens of farmhouses, destroying roads, and toppling tombstones in the village of Hakuba in Nagano prefecture. The magnitude 6.8 earthquake trapped 21 people under collapsed houses, but all were freed and no deaths were reported. Hakuba in Nagano Prefecture lies about […]Read More


4.4 magnitude earthquake in Myanmar rattles Chiang Rai province

BANGKOK, 24 November 2014 (NNT) – An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale has erupted in the Tachilek town of Myanmar yesterday at 6:49 p.m., sending aftershocks traveling to Chiang Rai province of Thailand. The Seismological Bureau under the Meteorological Department reported that the quake originated about 14 kilometers northwest of Chiang Rai province […]Read More


274 aftershocks detected since first earthquake in Chiang Rai

CHIANG RAI, 7 May 2014 (NNT) – The Meteorological Department’s Seismological Bureau reported that a total of 274 aftershocks have been detected following the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Chiang Rai on Monday (May 5th). Chiang Rai’s Phan district endured a second night of aftershocks. Seven of them were in the range of 5.0 and 5.9 […]Read More


Thai Government well prepared for earthquakes, urges public not to

BANGKOK, April 21 – In the aftermath of major quakes last week which struck Indonesia and recent minor quakes centered at Thailand’s southern resort island of Phuket, Deputy Prime Minister Yongyuth Wichaidit on Saturday affirmed that the Thai government is well prepared to handle earthquakes with clear emergency plans. The deputy premier gave assurances as […]Read More


More aftershocks continue in Phuket for 7 days

PHUKET, April 20 – Aftershocks on the resort island of Phuket are forecast to last for about another week, even as a small tremor jolted the province again early Friday morning. Phuket Governor Tree Akharadecha on Friday said that the minor tremor, measuring 4 on the Richter scale, rattled the vicinity at 3am in Thalang […]Read More


More than 50 aftershocks recorded in Phuket since Monday earthquake

BANGKOK, 19 April 2012 (NNT) – The Seismological Bureau of the Thai Meteorological Department disclosed that there have been 15 aftershocks with the magnitude of more than 2 on the Richter scale in Phuket province up to this morning, following the 4.3 magnitude quake on Monday. The tremors have reportedly been felt in Thalang district. […]Read More