Earthquake of 3.3 magnitude hits Nghe An (Photo for illustration: tienphong.vn)

Its epicenter was measured at 19.767 degrees North latitude and 103.680 degrees East longitude about 50km from the center of Muong Xen Town in central province of Nghe An, with a depth of about 13 kilometers, according to Nguyen Danh Dung, head of Vinh Seismic Observation Station.

People living in the border communes of Keng Du, Na Ngoi, and Dooc May of Ky Son district reported slight shaking of their houses and household utensils caused by the earthquake.

It was a small earthquake with short aftershock and its epicenter was located in the border area, far from residential areas, hence causing no damage on households or infrastructure facilities, said a representative of the local administration.

The Earthquake and Tsunami Warning Centre under the Institute of Geophysics said it is still monitoring this earthquake.

Source: VNA