Moderate quake shakes North Andaman region

Published on Jan 21, 2006 02:30 PM IST

A magnitude 5.9 on the Richter scale was felt at 9.30 am in the West coast of North Andaman region.

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An earthquake of moderate intensity reading 5.9 on the Richter scale was felt at 9.30 am on Saturday in the West coast of North Andaman region, according to the meteorological department in Chennai.

Its epicentre lay at latitude 13.1 degrees North and longitude 92.6 degrees East, the department said in a press release.

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