Magnitude 5.0 tremor in Indian Ocean, South of Sri Lanka; No impact to the island – GSMB

Magnitude 5.0 tremor in Indian Ocean, South of Sri Lanka; No impact to the island – GSMB

Magnitude 5.0 tremor in Indian Ocean, South of Sri Lanka; No impact to the island – GSMB

Written by Zulfick Farzan

17 Aug, 2021 | 8:06 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); A magnitude 5.0 tremor was reported on Monday (16) evening, in the Indian Ocean, South of Sri Lanka.

According to the Chairman of the National Geological Survey and Mines Bureau Anura Walpola the tremor had occurred at 06:43 PM on Monday (16).

He said the tremor was reported some 1200 km south of Sri Lanka and it had no impact on the island.

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