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Magnitude 6.4 quake hits off Andamans

A magnitude 6.4 quake struck east of Andaman Islands and triggered a local tsunami warning.

Written by Reuters | Andaman |
June 1, 2010 9:09:09 am

A magnitude 6.4 quake struck east of Andaman Islands and triggered a local tsunami warning,the US Geological Survey and Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported on Tuesday.

The USGS said the quake struck at 1:21 a.m. on Tuesday (1951 GMT on Monday) 75 miles (120 km) east of Port Blair at a depth of 79.4 miles (127.7 km).

“Earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a few hundred kilometers (miles) of the earthquake epicenter,” the tsunami warning center said.

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