4.65 magnitude earthquake recorded in seas off Batticaloa

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A magnitude 4.6 earthquake was reported at a location 310 kms North-East of Batticoloa this morning but did not cause any damages nor was there a threat of a tsunami, the National Tsunami Early Warning Centre (NTEWC) said.

They said the earthquake which struck at 1.29 a.m. local time had a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 in the Richter scale and was located about 310 kilometres North-East of Batticoloa and less than 10 kilometres deep.

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