Pyeongchang, the city of the Winter Olympics 2018, has been hit by an earthquake measuring 4.7 in magnitude along with strong winds and warnings of a high-risk fire that also disrupted events. Visitors at the outdoor events were stuck in biting cold as it came to ranked as the coldest Olympic ever. People in South Korea have always been used to the earthquakes as the country is in a region that witnesses a large number of earthquakes on an annual basis. However, it did not stop the visitors from all around the globe get the shock of their lives as an earthquake of 4.7 magnitudes hit the region of Pyeongchang late on Saturday night. A strong tremor was felt by the US Geological Survey was felt at a distance of about 260 kilometres (160 miles) away from the games. To further compound the extreme conditions, an alert warning of a high risk of fire, and dry and windy weather was also sent out to the mobiles of the visitors. Organisers, however, offered assurances that the 2018 Winter Games event was at no risk from earthquakes, with venues built to withstand even strong tremors. “All the facilities in the Games area are… Read full this story
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