Earthquake hits Andaman Islands

By: |
Kolkata | August 24, 2018 9:22 PM

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook Andaman Islands this afternoon, a senior official of Indian Meteorological Department said.

No report of any casualty or damage has arrived from anywhere in Andaman so far, the official said from New Delhi.

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale shook Andaman Islands this afternoon, a senior official of Indian Meteorological Department said.

No report of any casualty or damage has arrived from anywhere in Andaman so far, the official said from New Delhi.

The quake, which lasted for around 27 seconds, occurred at 4.19 pm, he stated, adding that the epicentre was detected at a depth of 10 km.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, Check out latest IPO News, Best Performing IPOs, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1India natural ally of G7: PM Narendra Modi
2Petrol price: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says Rahul Gandhi should seek cut in high taxes in Congress-ruled states
3Sacrifices have to be made if one chooses to be in BJP: Dilip Ghosh