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Small earthquake hits Koh Yao Yai in Phang Nga Province

PHUKET: A 3.4 magnitude tremor shook Koh Yao Yai in Phang Nga Province this afternoon (May 24), with residents of the island feeling its rumble.


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Wednesday 24 May 2017, 05:57PM


A screen capture of a map showing the location of the quake. Source: Google Maps
A screen capture of a map showing the location of the quake. Source: Google Maps

The quake was centered in the same spot as several previous quakes (see stories here, here and here) on the Klong Marui fault line which runs close to the east coast of Koh Yao Yai.

The Thailand Seismology Bureau told The Phuket News that following the first quake at 12:58 pm today which measured 3.4 on the Richter scale quake, that it is possible more aftershocks will come but were unlikely to be significant.

 



 

 

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