2.4 earthquake recorded in Chai Prakan

A small earthquake was recorded in Chai Prakan last night, Dec. 16, the largest earthquake in the north this month.

The 2.4 on the Richter scale earthqauke was detected at 7:53 p.m. at 19.697 N 99.170 E – Si Dong Yen not far from Highway 107.

There have been a number of smaller earthquakes this month most of which haven’t made the news.

Two earthquakes – a 2.0 and 1.6 were recorded in Bo Luang, Hot District Dec. 11 while a 2.3 and 1.8 were recorded the same day in Mueng Ngai, Chiang Dao District.