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Today 5.1 magnitude Earthquakes hit Andaman Islands 15th September 2016

Today 5.1 magnitude Earthquakes hit Andaman Islands 15th September 2016 : A mild – intensity earthquake  magnitude 5.1 on Richter scale hit Andaman islands on Thursday. The earthquake hit at around 2:00 am in the night.

According to the National Centre for Seismology, the depth of the earthquake was 10 km and hit the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago known as high seismic zone.

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There are no reports of damage to life or property yet.

No tsunami alert have been declared by the authority till now.

Further details are awaited

A similar earthquake hit the Andaman Island on 9th May 2016. The earthquake magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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