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Quake measuring 5.1 hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands, no casualty reported

The epicentre of the quake, at a depth of around 60 km, was located at latitude 14.0 degrees North and longitude 93.1 degrees East

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A diver explores a wreck in south Andaman Islands
A diver explores a wreck in south Andaman Islands. File photo

A medium intensity shook and on Saturday, according to the Centre for Seismology.

The quake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale hit the island region around 5.04 pm, the NCS said.

The epicentre of the quake, at a depth of around 60 km, was located at latitude 14.0 degrees North and longitude 93.1 degrees East, it said.

The and is prone to earthquakes.

First Published: Sat, March 23 2019. 18:45 IST
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