No damage in Andaman islands in quake
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
New Delhi, Apr 25: No damage has been reported from anywhere in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which was hit by a series of moderate intensity tremors today.
"The situation in all the islands has been checked and it is found that the situation is normal and there have been no reports of damage of any kind," an official release said here.
The control room and the emergency operation centres are operating round-the-clock and the situation is being monitored.
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands was hit by a series of earthquakes with magnitude in the range of 4.2 to 5.8 over a period of a few hours, clustered around 1300 hours.
Based on earthquake and tsunami data, no tsunami threat exists for India following the earthquake, the release said.
The epicentre of the tremor was between Little Andaman and Car Nicobar and originated at a depth of 10 km.
On April 11, a tsunami alert had been sounded in the islands following a massive earthquake off Sumatra coast.
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