Clear Run

Sri Lanka was cleared of a tsunami alert after an earthquake of a magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale was reported in the Nicobar Islands at 9.42 pm local time, meteorological department officials said Sunday. Sri Lanka was cleared of a tsunami alert after an earthquake of a magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale was reported in the Nicobar Islands at 9.42 pm local time, meteorological department officials said Sunday. The quake at depths of 10 kilometers, hit the north of Nicobar islands, the US Geographical Survey department said on its website.

G H P Dharmadasa, Director Meteorology Dept said that the aftershocks were felt in some parts of Sri Lanka.

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