BANGKOK (AP) The latest in a series of tremors is a milder, but still powerful, quake that struck on Sunday afternoon in a shallow spot in northeast Thailand, and some say it could trigger a second big quake.
A magnitude 5.7 quake was felt in the northern Thai province of Thonburi, a small, mountainous region near the border with Myanmar.
The Thai government issued a tsunami warning for parts of the country and for coastal cities.
About 10,000 people are reported to have been evacuated.
About 200,000 residents in the southern province of Klongsathorn have been ordered to evacuate, and officials said about 1,200 people had been ordered from their homes.
A tsunami warning was issued for parts the island of Koh Tao and for parts near the island’s northern shore.
Thailand has recorded more than 400 aftershocks this year.