Sri Lanka will have more earth tremors in future -Experts

Experts say Sri Lanka should expect bigger earth tremors in future due to the movement of the Indo-Australian tectonic plate.

Professor of Geology at the University of Peradeniya Atula Senaratne said yesterday’s 3.0 magnitude tremor recorded in Buttala, Wellawaya and several areas in Monaragala was also due to the movement of the tectonic plate.

The Disaster Management Centre said there was no potential danger to lives due to the tremor and requested the general public to remain calm.

certain villages experienced at least three tremors.

Some villagers have claimed that they heard a sound similar to an explosion.


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