Hanoi's March tremor raises concerns over future earthquake risks: expert

April 03, 2024

Seismologists attribute the magnitude-4 earthquake in outlying My Duc District on March 25 to the Red River fault zone, according to Assoc. Its epicenter was approximately 1.8km from the Red River fault boundary, with a depth of about 16km, aligning well with models of tremor generation at the fault. In an interview with Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper, Phuong disclosed insights into the hazards posed by the Red River fault zone. The fault zone comprises several major faults, including the Red River fault, Lo River fault, and Chay River fault, which are prominently visible in the Hanoi area. It is imperative for both individuals and government bodies to recognize the inevitability of earthquakes along the Red River fault zone.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News

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