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4.8 magnitude of Earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Port Blair

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: On Saturday morning, The National Center for Seismology (NCS) informed that An earthquake of 4.8 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar island on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

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“Earthquake of Magnitude:4.8, Occurred on 09-07-2022, 02:34:43 IST, Lat: 10.33 & Long: 94.41, Depth: 10 Km, Location: 233km SE of Portblair, Andaman and Nicobar island, India,” NCS tweeted.

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According to the information, An earthquake occurred at 2:34 am and the depth of the earthquake was 10 km. The location was 233 km in the SE of Portblair.

On July 5, a series of earthquake had hit the island. An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 hit at 5.57 am. After that, 2.54 am, a 4.4 magnitude had also hit 244 km south east of Portblair.

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