Felt An Earthquake?
Historical Intensity Maps
South Asia Seismicity
Tsunamis & Seiches
GSHAP Hazard Maps
Be Earthquake Safe!
According to GSHAP data,
Sri Lanka lies in a region with low seismic hazard. Historically, mild earthquakes have been experienced in
different parts of the island. Onshore hazard is low but
earthquakes in the M5.0-6.0 range have occurred in the Gulf
of Mannar historically that were all over Sri Lanka. M7+
events originating in the
Sumatra-Andaman arc & events in the M6 range originating in
the north Indian Ocean have also been felt. This map can be
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