Minor earth tremor in Galle

27 September 2016 06:18 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A minor earth tremor had been experienced in the Galle area this morning, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.

According to DMC Spokesman Pradeep Kodippili, the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB) said the tremor had been recorded at the Seismic Data and Tsunami Alert Centres (SDTAC) at Matara, Hakmana and Pallekelle.

However, Richter scale had been recorded as lower than three amplitudes on the tremor.  

The tremor had taken place at around 5.30 a.m.

“Further inquiries are being carried out in order to identify the particulars of the tremor,” he added.(Chaturanga Pradeep)

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  • aathif Tuesday, 27 September 2016 09:14 AM

    in between 5.15am to 5.30am beruwala also felt the tremor took place in galle... today morning... via DM Android App


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