Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hits Andaman islands

The depth of the quake was 10 km

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: September 15, 2016 9:10 am
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The Andaman islands on Thursday were hit by a mild-intensity earthquake measuring 5.1 on Richter scale. The quake hit at around 2:00 am in the night.

As per National Centre for Seismology, the depth of the quake was 10 km and hit the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago known as high seismic zone.

There are no reports of damage to life or property yet.

Further details are awaited

With PTI inputs

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