A small earthquake registering 2.6 on the Richter scale struck central Vientiane province at a depth of 1 km below the earth’s surface recently with no damage to property reported.Read more
Despite never having recorded a tragedy on the scale of the recent earthquake in Nepal, Laos is also at risk of earthquakes in the future, according to an earthquake specialist.
A technical official said Laos had experienced a quake of 5.0 magnitude at around 1am on Wednesday.
The 5.0 magnitude earthquake which shook the area between Borikhamxay and XiengKhuang provinces was detected but no damage has ……
No one in Bokeo province was hurt by an earthquake that killed one person and injured several others in Thailand on Monday, although tremors were felt.
The 6.3 magnitude quake that struck northern Thailand created fear amongst the local people living along the Lao border with Thailand but there was no serious damage caused.
Villagers in Bokeo, especially along the borders, directly experienced the first tremor that occurred on Monday and Tuesday which was followed by numerous …..
A strong and shallow earthquake rattled northern Thailand on Monday afternoon, shaking tall buildings in Bangkok hundreds of miles to the south.
The 6.0-magnitude quake, at a depth of just 7.4 kilometres (4.5 miles), hit just after 6 pm (1100 GMT), the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre was around 27 kilometres from the mountainous city of Chiang Rai. As darkness fell a Thai official warned residents in Chiang Rai province to brace for …..