Chennai: Mild tremors were felt in some part
of Tamil Nadu, including Cuddalore, Tiruchirapalli and
The tremors, measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale were felt
at around 11.37 am and lasted for a few seconds. The tremors
were at their strongest at Ariyalur, Meterological Department
There was no immediate report of any loss of life or
property, they said.
People ran out of their homes in panic while schools in
some places declared a holiday, reports said.