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Moderate earthquake hits Andaman islands

Source: PTI
August 13, 2009 17:31 IST
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A moderate earthquake shook the Andaman islands on Thursday afternoon. The quake measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale hit the islands at 1452 hrs, the Met department said.

There was no immediate report of any casualty or loss of property due to the quake. This is the second quake in the last three days to hit the islands.

A high intensity earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter Scale shook the islands along with many cities in southern and eastern India on August 11, but there were no reports of any casualty.

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