Moderate quake felt in North Andaman Islands region

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New Delhi, October 17, 2010

An earthquake of moderate intensity, measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, was felt in the North Andaman Islands region today, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The tremor, which had its epicentre at latitude 13.2 degrees North and longitude 92.5 degrees East, occurred at 15.45 hours today at a depth of 10 km, a bulletin from the IMD added.