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5.8-magnitude earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar islands

The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago is prone to earthquakes.

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New Delhi Published on: May 22, 2019 9:57 IST
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A medium intensity earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hit the Andaman and Nicobar islands on Wednesday morning.

The quake, which had its epicentre in the Andaman islands, occurred at 6:09 am, the National Centre for Seismology said.

The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago is prone to earthquakes.

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