Four earthquakes recorded across the north since Friday

Seismic activity has returned to the north again with four earthquakes, the largest a 3.0 recorded across the north since Friday, Jan. 17.

The first earthquake, a 2.4 on the Richter scale was recorded Jan. 17 at 9:37 a.m. at 19.752 N 99.622 E – Tambon Mae Suai in Mae Suai District, Chiang Rai.

The second quake, a 3.0 also struck Jan. 17 – 7:45 p.m. at 19.664 N 99.723 E – Sai Khao in Phan District in Chiang Rai just of Highway 1.

The third quake, a 2.4 came Saturday, Jan. 18 – 4:22 p.m. at 19.245 N,99.616 E, Thung Hua in Wang Nuea District Lampang.

The final earthquake, a 1.7 came this morning, Jan. 20 – 2:41 a.m. at 20.125 N 99.513 E – Tha Ton in Mae Ai District right on the Myanmar border.

Of note, three of the four earthquakes were on the Phayao fault line indicating that it may be returning to life again.