Colombo experiences earthquake of 6.2 magnitude

An earthquake, measuring 6.2 on Richter scale hit Sri Lanka’s Colombo on Tuesday at 12:31 pm as per the reports of National Center for Seismology (NCS). The NCS posted on X (formerly known as X), “Earthquake of Magnitude:6.2, Occurred on 14-11-2023, 12:31:10 IST, Lat: -2.96 & Long: 86.54, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 1326km SE of Colombo, Sri Lanka.”

Meanwhile, the Mines Bureau and Geological Survey confirmed that there was no danger in the city but also stated that the earthquake had hit Colombo lied 800 km southeast of the country n the Indian Ocean. The Tsunami alert has also announced so far and as per the latest reports, there has not been any damage or loss of life.

During the last week, Nepal had also experienced an earthquake of 5.6 magnitude which led to the loss of more than 150 people and led to the injury of several people. The earthquake had also resulted in tremors that were felt in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR).

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