Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Minor+earth+tremors+experienced+in+Ampara+this+afternoon%3B+investigations+recommence++++++
Friday, 25 January 2013 - 19:21
Minor earth tremors experienced in Ampara this afternoon; investigations recommence
19

Shares
2,339

Views

The Geological Survey & Mines bureau states that the earth tremors which are being experienced in the Ampara district are no cause for alarm.

Chairman of the GSMB Dr. N.P. Wijayananda expressing his views to our news team noted that this was ascertained subsequent to comparing the results of the tremor which was experienced in the area this morning up against previously recorded seismic data.

However Chairman of the GSMB Dr. N.P. Wijayananda added that continuous investigations would be conducted into the incident.

3 minor tremors were experienced in 3 separate locations adjacent to the Senanayeke Samudraya in Ampara this morning.

These tremors have also been registered in the seismic measurement instruments established in the area.

Similar natured seismic activity was reported recently from the areas of Ampara, Wadinagala, Dewalahinda & Pallangala.

Subsequent to the posting of seismic measuring instruments in these areas it was discerned that human activity had induced these tremors.

 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,161 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,202 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,199 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
21,134 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
841 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
52,819 Views
Top