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Earthquake of 4.4-magnitude strikes Andaman and Nicobar islands, 2nd within 24 hours

Earthquake tremors were felt in the Andaman and Nicobar islands in the early hours of Saturday. The magnitude of the earthquake was 4.4 on the Richter scale.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: Earthquake tremors were felt in the Andaman and Nicobar islands in the early hours of Saturday. The magnitude of the earthquake was 4.4 on the Richter scale. The National Center for Seismology (National Center for Seismology) gave this information.

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The depth of the earthquake was 70 km. It came at 106 km ENE from Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The earthquake occurred at 6.59 pm 58 seconds.

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Earlier, tremors of earthquake were felt here on September 2 at 12:43 am. The earthquake measured 4.9 on the Richter scale. The depth of the earthquake was 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was at 108 km NNE from Diglipur. However, no casualty or damage has been reported by the authorities so far.

Let us tell you, on September 2, earthquake tremors were also felt in Afghanistan. The magnitude of the earthquake was 4.0. The epicenter of the earthquake was 123 km WSW from Faizabad. Its depth was 120 km. The earthquake occurred at 10:50 pm.

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