VOV.VN -Van Ho and Moc Chau districts in the northern mountainous province of Son La were shaken by two earthquakes measuring 4.2 and 4.3 on the Richter scale on August 18 morning, according the Institute of Geophysics.
VOV.VN - Two separate earthquakes measuring between 2.6 and 3.5 on the Richter scale hit Moc Chau district of the northern mountainous province of Son La on the evening of July 28.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 27 sent an urgent notice asking relevant units to address any consequences of recent earthquakes in the northern provinces of Son La, Lai Chau and Hoa Binh.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked sectors and localities to devise plans coping with each kind of natural disasters.
The National Assembly of Vietnam always supports the country’s friendship and strategic partnership with Indonesia – one important partner of Vietnam in ASEAN and the region, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Vietnam will likely face damage of more than 141.2 trillion VND (6.7 billion USD) due to natural disasters such as typhoons, floods or earthquakes in the next 50 years, the World Bank has said.
ASEAN Foreign Ministers on April 17 issued a statement on the recent earthquakes in some countries worldwide.
Two earthquakes struck central Thua Thien-Hue province’s A Luoi district and Huong Tra town on December 6 and 7.
(VOV) - About 70 Vietnamese nationals were living or traveling in Nepal at time of the deadly earthquake on April 25, according to Tran Quang Tuyen of the Vietnam Embassy in India.
(VOV) - Residents in Hanoi felt aftershocks on the evening of July 19 after three earthquakes hit Muong La district in the northern mountain province of Son La.
Vietnam is listed as one of the 10 most likely countries vulnerable to natural disasters, the UK risk consultants Maplecroft announced in a report on August 15.
State President Truong Tan Sang on August 13 extended condolences to his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over the heavy human and property losses caused by recent earthquakes.
Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on July 4 sent a message of condolence to his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, over recent natural disasters.
Scientists from the Hanoi-based Institute of Geophysics said on Janury 31 they have found signs that at least three tsunamis struck the coastal province of Nghe An in ancient times.