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Earthquake hits Andaman Nicobar Islands

An Earthquake Measuring 5.3 Magnitude On Richter Scale Hit Andaman And Nicobar Islands Today. Mild Tremors Were Felt In The Island Around 9 Pm.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aman Dwivedi | Updated on: 09 May 2016, 10:44:17 PM

New Delhi:

An earthquake measuring 5.3 magnitude on Richter scale hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands today. Mild tremors were felt in the island around 9 pm.

No tsunami alert has been issued following the medium-intensity quake whose epicentre was Andaman Islands.

The quake struck at 9:33 PM at a depth of 10 kms, according to National Centre for Seismology. Earlier, a quake measuring 3 on the Richter Scale had jolted Nagaon in Assam at 11.42 AM at a depth of 2.4 kms.

This is a developing story.

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First Published : 09 May 2016, 10:42:00 PM