Earthquake near Pala, mild tremors felt at 3 spots

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Pala: Mild tremors were reported at three villages near Pala in the Kottayam district on Wednesday.

The tremors were felt by noon at Edamattom, Bharananganam and Panackapalam villages in the Meenachil Taluk. 

Poovarani Village officer informed that a rumble was heard from underground around the same time. 

The magnitude of the earthquake was recorded at 1.9 at KSEB's seismographs in Idukki. The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) has warned aftershocks could occur in the coming hours.

The earthquake was reported 36 kilometres from the seismic station in Idukki.

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