The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB) said the tremor was recorded as 2.4 on the Richter scale.
The tremor had been reported in the Lunugamvehera area at around 10.38 am this morning.
Last month (August) a minor earth tremor was recorded in the Hambantota area.
The tremor was recorded at 2.0 in the Richter scale in Hambantota and 2.5 in the Yala Block 01.
In June a minor earth tremor was reported near the Victoria Dam.
The tremor was recorded at around 1.9 on the Richter scale.
Minor tremors were also felt in parts of Kandy in August, September and November last year. (Colombo Gazette)