Chiang Rai A 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Myanmar shook the entire northern region of Thailand. Chiang Rai Province clearly felt the shaking. causing people in tall buildings They all went out into the open air outside the building.
Today (17 Nov.) Earthquake Surveillance Division Meteorological Department Reported that at 8:37 a.m. an earthquake occurred in the Shan State area. Myanmar The depth is about 9 kilometers underground and the center is about 100 kilometers from Mae Sai District, Chiang Rai Province, to the north. The strength was measured at 6.4, which is considered the most severe in many years. and caused tremors throughout Shan State. Until reaching many provinces in the northern region, from Chiang Rai, Phayao, Chiang Mai, etc., where shaking could be clearly felt, such as houses moving until there was a loud noise. Various equipment was wielded, causing many people to become dizzy, etc.
During the incident, the residents Or studying in high-rise buildings such as hospitals, schools, colleges, everyone leaves the building. By waiting in an open area outside the building. However, an earthquake followed. or few aftershocks Make the situation quickly return to normal. After the incident, Mr. Putthipong Sirimat, Governor of Chiang Rai, assigned each area of all 18 districts to survey whether any buildings were damaged or not. Then
Source: Thai News Agency