Minor tremor in Tissamaharama

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Minor tremor measuring about 2 Richter scale was reported near Kirinda area in Tissamaharama this morning, the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau said.

It was detected by the Seismograph Vibration Meter located in the Regional Office in Pallekele and Hakmana.

A spokesman for the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau said the exact location was not identified yet and a study was underway to locate the exact place and the magnitude of the tremor.


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  • G.M. Jayawardena Saturday, 17 January 2015 02:16 PM

    This may be the new development about the earth faults. There was not any earth fault known in the region of Srilanka. If this is the case a major tremor can be expected at anytime.

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