Tremors felt in Phuket, Phang Nga, and Songkhla after earthquake reports on Sumatra Island

Southern Thailand-

An earthquake was reported this morning (September 24th) on Sumatra Island with tremors felt in Phuket, Phang Nga, and Songkhla. No damage was immediately reported.

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) reported at 4:33 A.M. of an earthquake on Sumatra Island in Indonesia at 03:52 A.M. at 6.2 Richters, 40 kilometers deep, and many aftershocks. The epicenter is 535 kilometers Southwest of Phuket.

Tremors felts in Southern Thailand were reported in

– Phang Nga residents could clearly feel shaking.

– In Sadao, Songkhla residents reported shaking on high floors of buildings.

– In Hat Yai, Songkhla, high rise buildings also reported tremors, swaying, and shaking.

– In Mueang Phuket district, Phuket some residents reported slight tremors and shakes.

Did you feel anything this morning? Tell us in the comments below!


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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.