Water accumulation at hydroelectric dams leads to consecutive earthquakes

Kon Plông District in Kon Tum Province has been struck by 70 minor earthquakes since the beginning of July, which experts say are linked to the accumulation of water at the hydroelectric dams in the region. Four earthquakes hit the district on the morning of July 20 ranging from 2.6 to 3.1 in magnitude.

Although no damage to people and property has happened so far, the consecutive earthquakes have significantly impacted the lives of people in the area.

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