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Earthquake of 5.5-magnitude jolts Andaman Islands

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu SharmaBy Shubhanshu Sharma

Published on 24 Aug 2018 12:28 PM GMT

Earthquake of 5.5-magnitude jolts Andaman Islands
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New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit Andaman Islands on Friday, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

According to the IMD, the earthquake occurred at 4.19 pm and lasted for 27 seconds.

"The epicentre of the quake was in Andaman Islands at a depth of 10 km. No casualties or property loss have been reported so far," the official added.

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Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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