5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands; no casualty

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Portblair: An earthquake of magnitude 5.4  strike Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Tuesday night. As per the reports, no casualty has been occurred.

Image result for 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands; no casualtyThe intensity of earthquake was noted 162 kilometres south-west of Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. On Tuesday, people witnessed the shake at 12.10 am, it hit the area at a deepness of 86.8 km.

Prior, People faced a moderate intensity earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on August 10 at 9.04 am. It hit the city at a depth of 10 km.

Image result for 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands; no casualtyAs per Bureau of Indian Standards, the Andaman and Nicobar islands lies into the “Very Severe Intensity” seismic zone and fifth in a rubric

As per the reports, the earthquake was noted 6 on the Richter Scale.

On March 14, an earthquake of magnitude 5.9-magnitude strike the islands.

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On November 26 last year, a medium intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.4 strike the North Andaman Islands region.

As per National Centre for Seismology, the earthquake took place at 4:47 PM at the deepness of 10 kms on November 26.

 

 

 

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