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Mangaluru: Tremors experienced at Subramanya, Madikeri - people turn apprehensive


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Jul 10: Tremors were experienced in Madikeri, Kodagu district and Subramanya in Dakshina Kannada district on Monday July 9 afternoon.

Tremors were particularly violent at Suntikoppa village and nearby areas in Kodagu. As utensils and furniture items violently shook and thunder-like sound echoed through the areas, people got fearful and ran out of their residences. A large number of people shared their experience of having felt the tremors.

A local, Manjunath, resident of Makkandur village in Madikeri taluk, stated that a huge boulder standing on a hillock suddenly slipped and fell down when the earth shook.

But it is learnt that these tremors were not recorded in the Richter scale at Bengaluru as the magnitude was less than 1. There is a chance of such a phenomenon having occurred on account of torrential rain. Senior geologist, Reshma, stated that Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre officials have clarified that they have not found any worrisome development which could have lasting impact in near future.

Villagers living around Subramanya too said that they felt tremors for about three seconds at 12.25 pm on Monday. Seconds later, they heard deafening sound which sounded like thunder.


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  • Vincent Rodrigues, Bengaluru/Katapadi

    Tue, Jul 10 2018

    Quite usual to the effected people to be panic when they experience the impact of trmors

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  • Rahul, Mangalore

    Tue, Jul 10 2018

    Arabian sea roughest sea but it never makes harm to coastal people because we had unity in diversity & on the other side in bay bengal how many cyclones hit devastated.

    Now our unity in diversity perished because some selfish goons & that is the result of these natural calamities .

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  • Elwyn Goveas, valencia

    Tue, Jul 10 2018

    Seems nature is repeatedly reminding human that you are nothing before me (NATURE).Dont challenge nature. Please respect nature.

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