Tremors felt in Sullia taluk Friday night

12:44 PM, Saturday, June 25th, 2022

Mangaluru : People in Sullia taluk of Dakshina Kannada district felt mild tremors on June 24 night. However there was no damage reported.

Deputy Commissioner K. V. Rajendra said he has been receiving calls about tremors that lasted a few seconds in Sampaje, Aranthod and adjoining regions last night. He was in touch with the state disaster management authority for more information about the tremor, including its magnitude and epicentre.

The region is located close to Jodupala and falls beneath the Kodagu region on the foothills of the Western Ghats that had witnessed massive landslides, changes in the river course and other related damage a couple of years ago. Since then the people in the region have been feeling tremors during the onset of monsoon, said a resident of Sampaje.

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