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5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Andaman Islands, second earthquake in a day

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Guihiamliu Riamei | Updated on: 04 Jul 2018, 03:46:38 PM
5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Andaman Islands, second earthquake in a day

New Delhi:

An earthquake measuring 5.2 magnitude on the Richter Scale jolted the Andaman Islands on Wednesday.

The earthquake hit the islands 49 km from Mayabunder at 12:42 PM. This is the second earthquake that jolted the islands in a day.

Earlier, a light earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale rocked Nicobar Islands of Union territory Andaman and Nicobar at 5:25 am, according to the India Meteorological Department.

No causalities or damage to properties due to the earthquake has been reported yet, the officials said. 

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First Published : 04 Jul 2018, 03:41:25 PM

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