Minor tremor reported in Vavuniya

A minor tremor has been reported in the Vavuniya area.

The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB) stated that the minor tremor, measuring 2.3 on the on the Richter scale, had occurred between 10.55 p.m. and 11.10 p.m. last night (18).

It is reported that the tremor was felt in areas including Vavuniya and Medawachchiya and that it had been recorded at the seismic stations at Pallekele, Mahakanadarawa and Hakmana.