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5.8-magnitude earthquake shudders Andaman and Nicobar islands

The quake, which had its epicentre in the Andaman islands, occurred at 6:09 am.

india Updated: May 22, 2019 11:25 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago is prone to earthquakes.
The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago is prone to earthquakes.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
         

A medium intensity earthquake of magnitude 5.8 hit the Andaman and Nicobar islands on Wednesday morning.

The quake, which had its epicentre in the Andaman islands, occurred at 6:09 am, the National Centre for Seismology said.

The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago is prone to earthquakes.

(The story has been published from a wire feed without any modifications to the text, only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: May 22, 2019 11:15 IST

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