Series Of Earthquakes Rock Andaman And Nicobar Islands

Several minor quakes rocked the islands since Monday evening with the tremors ranging between 3.8 and 5 magnitude on the Richter scale.
Several minor earthquakes rock Andaman and Nicobar islands | REPRESENTATIVE
Several minor earthquakes rock Andaman and Nicobar islands | REPRESENTATIVE

A series of earthquakes struck Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Tuesday, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

Several minor quakes rocked the islands since Monday evening with the tremors ranging between 3.8 and 5 magnitude on the Richter scale.

The earthquakes occurred at short intervals throughout last night, data from NCS showed.

The latest quake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale occurred at around 8.05 am, about 187 kilometers southeast of Port Blair. The depth of the earthquake was 30 kilometers.

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NCS took to Twitter to write, “Earthquake of Magnitude:4.3, Occurred on 05-07-2022, 08:05:04 IST, Lat: 10.27 & Long: 93.75, Depth: 30 Km ,Location: 187km SE of Portblair, Andaman and Nicobar island, India.”

Meanwhile, at around 5.57 am, the strongest of the tremors, measuring 5.0 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred at Port Blair. The epicenter was 215 kilometers ESE of Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

NCS tweeted, “Earthquake of Magnitude:5.0, Occurred on 05-07-2022, 05:57:04 IST, Lat: 10.54 & Long: 94.36, Depth: 44 Km ,Location: 215km ESE of Portblair, Andaman and Nicobar island, India.”

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