The Meteorological Department says the tremor felt in parts of Sri Lanka early this morning has not caused any damage or casualties. Disaster Management Center spokesman, Priyantha Kodippily meanwhile said they had not issued an evacuation and people along the coastal belt had moved out on their own following the tsunami alert.
The tremor were felt along most part of the Western and Eastern coast line and even in Central parts of the country following the 7.5 magnitude earthquakes near the Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean early this morning. (GS).
People moving to safer areas in Galle early today. Pix by Krishan Jeewaka Jayarook