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Moderate intensity quake hits Andaman

Source: PTI
August 17, 2010 08:38 IST
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A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale hit Andaman Islands on Tuesday, the Meteorological Department said.

The epicentre of the quake that struck at approximately 7.09 am at the depth of 10 kilometres was centred at 11.7 degree North latitude and 95.0 degree East longitude in the Andaman Islands region.

There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami alert had been issued.

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