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Earthquake hits Andaman coast


New Delhi, July 29 :

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit the coast of Andaman islands Tuesday but there was no threat of a tsunami, officials said.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the “moderate” intensity quake hit the north Andaman island coast at 12:37 p.m.

A tsunami warning was not issued by the IMD.