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Moderate quake shakes North Andaman region

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

india Updated: Jan 21, 2006 14:30 IST

An earthquake of moderate intensity reading 5.9 on the Richter scale was felt at 9.30am 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.

First Published: Jan 21, 2006 14:30 IST