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Two aftershocks felt in Andamans

A 5.2 intensity aftershock was recorded off the coast of Great Nicobar, followed by another in North Andaman.
PTI | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2005 12:44 PM IST

Two quakes of moderate intensity occurred in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Saturday, the Met Department in New Delhi said.

A 5.2 intensity aftershock was recorded off the West Coast of Great Nicobar Island in the early hours on Saturday, followed by another quake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale, in the North Andaman.

While the Great Nicobar quake was felt at 12.21 am, the second quake was recorded at 8.19 am, the Met Department said.

There were no immediate reports of any loss to life or property because of the quakes.

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