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Mild tremors in DK, Hassan, Kodagu dists

Sullia/Belur/Madikeri, Oct 14, 2012, DHNS :

Mild tremors were experienced in Sullia taluk of Dakshina Kannada district, Belur and Sakleshpur taluks of Hassan district and in several places of Kodagu district Sunday afternoon.

Sources in the State department of geology said the epicentre of the tremors was in Madikeri and measured 2.5 on the Richter scale.

The tremors were experienced for three to four seconds at Sullia. The residents of Peraje, Sampaje, Aranthod, Elimale, Markanja, Mandekolu, Kanakamajalu and Dugaladka are also said to have felt the tremors. Sullia reported heavy rain too, accompanied by thunder and lightning.

Mild tremors were experienced at Madikeri, Kushalnagar, Thalathamane, Boyikeri, Siddapura and Chettalli in Kodagu district. People said they saw vessels and furniture tremble.


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