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5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Andaman Islands

According to the IMD, the earthquake measuring 5.5 Richter scale occurred at 4.19 p.m and lasted for 27 seconds.

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Updated:August 24, 2018, 5:54 PM IST
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5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Andaman Islands
A man mapping the intensity of an earthquake. (Photo for representation only)
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New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Andaman Islands on Friday, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

According to the IMD, the earthquake occurred at 4.19 p.m and lasted for 27 seconds.

"The epicentre of the quake was in Andaman Islands at a depth of 10 km. No casualties or property loss have been reported so far," the official added.
| Edited by: Sanchari Chatterjee
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