Earthquake of magnitude was felt by Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. It was a minor earthquake with a magnitude of 2.3.
The quake caused no harm and only triggered ‘mild tremors’. As per reports, there was no loss of life, property, or any other thing. The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant located in the earthquake-hit area was running ‘safe,’ officials said.
As per the National Center for Seismology, the epicenter was 63 km east of Thiruvananthapuram located in Kerala. It had a depth of five km. At 3.37 pm the tremors were observed.
Locals in different parts of the two districts such as Valliyur, Kudankulam, and Radhapuram said they felt the tremors. The officials termed these tremors as ‘mild.’
Meanwhile, a senior official at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant reported that the plant was running safe.
“We felt mild tremors, but the plant is running safe,” said the official, who refused to be quoted.