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Earthquake hits Điện Biện Province

Update: April, 25/2016 - 09:00

ĐIỆN BIÊN — An earthquake measuring a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter scale was recorded on Saturday morning in Mường Nhé District, northern Điện Biên Province, according to the Điện Biên Phủ Seismic Observation Station.

The temblor lasted about four seconds, rattling houses and other structures, but local residents said no damage has been reported.

Head of the station Nguyễn Thái Sơn said the temblor is the third of its kind in the province, following one in Tuần Giáo District on January 13 and a second one in Điện Biên District on January 21. — VNS

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