Mild earthquake felt in Thrissur district of Kerala

Local residents say the 3.3-magnitude tremor was experienced in Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary areas with a loud sound

August 18, 2021 07:08 pm | Updated 07:08 pm IST - Thrissur

A moderate earthquake of 3.3 magnitude on the Richter scale was reported in Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary areas of Thrissur district on Wednesday.

The tremor, which lasted for around three seconds, was experienced with a loud sound, according to local residents. Many ran out of their houses upon hearing the sound. Tremors were felt at Peechi, Pattikkad, Vaniampara and Kizhakkumchery areas.

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