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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The Epicentre Of The Quake, At A Depth Of Around 60 Km, Was Located At Latitude 14.0 Degrees North And Longitude 93.1 Degrees East.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 23 Mar 2019, 06:49:43 PM

New Delhi:

A medium intensity earthquake shook Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Saturday, according to the National Centre for Seismology. The quake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit the island region around 5.04 pm, the NCS said. The epicentre of the quake, at a depth of around 60 km, was located at latitude 14.0 degrees North and longitude 93.1 degrees East, it said. The  Andaman and Nicobar archipelago is prone to earthquakes. 

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First Published : 23 Mar 2019, 06:49:36 PM