Twin earthquakes recorded in northern Lampang

After a relatively quiet month seismically in the north during May, two earthquakes were recorded in Wang Nuea, Lampang yesterday, May 27.

The first earthquake, 3.0 on the Richter scale was recorded at 9:48 p.m. at 19.243 N 99.621 E – Tambon Thung Hua, Wang Nuea not far from Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai Road (Highway 118) in Wiang Pa Pao, Doi Saket.

The second earthquake, a 2.4 struck at 10:02 p.m. at 19.239 N 99.628 E – also Thung Hua, Wang Nuea.

The area made headlines in February when over 30 earthquakes were recorded including a 4.9 Feb. 20 that was felt across the north.