Thursday 16 July 2020
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Earthquake  in Trincomalee

Earthquake  in Trincomalee

The Geological Survey & mines Bureau  said that after the earth quake that occurred in Trincomalee yesterday early morning , they are watchful for further earth tremors.

This earth quake felt at 3.5 – 3.8 in Richter’s scale and was felt at Pallekale,Mahakanatharawaand Hammana in the early hours of yesterday.

This earth quake was also felt at Trincomalee, Kinniya, Thampalakamam and Muthur.

The Disaster Management Centre said that no disaster or damages occurred due to the Earth quake.

Although small splits had occurred on the lands , no major damages had occurred , said the Disaster Management Centre.

It is reported that while this earth quake was experienced here at around  12.35 early morning , an earth quake of the magnitude of 5.1 Richter had hit  Andaman and Nicobar islands in Indian Ocean.

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