5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Andaman Islands
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5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Andaman Islands

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

india Updated: Aug 24, 2018 17:59 IST
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The epicentre of the quake was in Andaman Islands at a depth of 10 km. (Shutterstock photo)

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 pm 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.

First Published: Aug 24, 2018 17:36 IST