5.0 magnitude quake hits Andaman island

5.0 magnitude quake hits Andaman island

Port Blair: An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale jolted the Andaman Islands on Monday morning, according to Indian Meteorological Department.

The quake hit a depth of almost 10 km and took place at 7:30 am.

Earthquake of Magnitude:5.0, Occurred on:08-04-2019, 07:24:53 IST, Lat:13.2 N & Long: 95.4 E, Depth: 10 Km, Region:Andaman Islands Region pic.twitter.com/hwoQpKTdga

— IMD-Earthquake (@IMD_Earthquake) April 8, 2019

No casualties, injuries or damage to property has been reported yet.

The Andaman and the Nicobar archipelago is prone to earthquake.

The last jolt was reported on April 6 in Nicobar island. It was recorded 4.6 on the Richter scale.

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