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Magnitude-5.0 earthquake hits Andaman island

The Andaman and the Nicobar archipelago is prone to earthquakes.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
Port Blair Published on: April 08, 2019 11:22 IST
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5.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Andaman Island

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale hit the Andaman Island on Monday. According to reports released by Indian Meteorological Department, the earthquake hit a depth of almost 10 km and tremors were felt at 7:24 am.

No casualities, injuries and damage have been reported till now.

The Andaman and the Nicobar archipelago is prone to earthquake.

The last was reported in Nicobar island on April 6. It was recorded 4.6 on the Richter Scale.

(With ANI Inputs)  

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