Minor earthquake in Polonnaruwa

Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 7:50


A minor earthquake was reported in several areas in Polonnaruwa at about 8.31 P.M.  yesterday, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) stated.

Disaster Management Centre (DMC) Spokesperson Pradeep Kodippili stated residents in the area had complained that they had heard a loud sound with a light and felt the tremor.  Mr. Koddipili said the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau was instructed to investigate of the incident.