For the third time within a month, high ranges of the district, bordering neigbouring Idukki, experienced tremors when mild earthquake shook Erattupetta and adjoining areas on Saturday afternoon.
According to reports, Poonjar, Poonjar Thekkekkara, Teekoy, Wagamon and Adukkom Erattupetta areas experienced mild tremors accompanied by deep rumbling sounds. The tremors hit by 3:30 p.m., almost the same time when parts of the Idukki district experienced tremors. There are no reports of loss to life and property.
The same areas experienced tremors on November 18 and November 26. The one on November 26 had recorded a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale.