3.0 tremor hit Chiang Mai before noon

A mild 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck Sansai district of Chiang Mai before noon today with people in several district including Chiang Mai town reporting feeling of brief tremor.

The Seismology Bureau of the Meteorological Department said today that the earthquake struck at 11.18am with the epicentre of the tremor 2 kilometres deep underground in Sansai district.

The tremor was felt briefly by residents in several districts, including in Chiang Mai town.

There was no report yet of the damages from the tremor which happened close to earth surface.