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Quake hits Quang Nam's power plant

Update: February, 01/2016 - 08:00

QUANG NAM (VNS) — An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit the Song Tranh Hydropower Plant No 2 in Quang Nam Province's mountainous Bac Tra My District at about 7am yesterday.

It was the second earthquake in the month of January after the first measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale hit the area on January 24th.

Director of the hydropower plant Vu Duc Toan confirmed that the quake did not damage the reservoir or the hydropower plant dam.

Several earthquakes measuring 2.6 to 3.6 on the Richter scale struck the area in 2015.

About 25 tremors were recorded near the hydropower plant from October 3 to November 16 in 2012. — VNS

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