No tsunami threats to Sri Lanka from Andaman Islands earthquake

An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 has struck off the Andaman Islands, an Indian archipelago in the Bay of Bengal, today (August 03).

The tremor has occurred at around 9.12 am at a depth of about 95 km.

Sri Lanka’s National Early Tsunami Warning Centre of the Department of Meteorology assured that there is no threat of tsunami waves to the island at present due to the said earthquake.

(ada derana)

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