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Andaman islands hit by 6.0 quake

The United States Geological Survey reports that a 6.0 magnitude quake has rocked Andaman islands.
Reuters | By HT Correspondent, Singapore
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2008 08:09 PM IST

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck India's remote Andaman islands on Monday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake was centred 47 km (29.2 miles) from Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman islands, the USGS said on its Web site. The depth was given as 47 km.

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