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Vientiane (VNA) - The Lao National Earthquake Data Centre announced that the country recorded two consecutive earthquakes at 4am on December 20 in the northern province of Xayaboury.

According to the agency, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake occurred in Sala village in Saysathan district on 4:02 am with an epicenter about 10 km deep.

The second one with a magnitude of 5.8 occurred at 4:06 am, about 4 km from Houaysalad village of Saysathan district with a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter, the centre said.

People in neighbouring provinces also felt the tremors of these earthquakes. No damage in these two earthquakes have been reported so far./.