Minor earthquake jolts Chiang Mai

Minor earthquake jolts Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI: A minor earthquake of 3.3 magnitude hit Doi Saket district of this northern province on Sunday morning. No damage was reported.

Thanawut Panjaudomlarp, director of the Northern Meteorological Office, said the quake occurred at 10.10am with the epicenter in Doi Saket district and 2 kilometres underground. It was felt briefly in some areas but there were no reports of any damage.

Jensak Limpiti, director for the irrigation and maintenance of Mae Kuang Udomthara dam in Doi Saket district, said officials were deployed to check the physical condition of the dam after the quake.

No cracks were found in the dam. There were also no signs of the dam subsiding, he added.



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