Port Blair(PTI): A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 in the richter scale hit the Andaman Island region at about 2.45 PM today.

The epicentre of the earthquake is reported to be 135km south-west of Port Blair.

The depth of the earthquake was measured as 10 km.

Reports of damage to properties or life have not been received so far, it said.

The earthquake comes within a week of the high intensity quake that hit Nepal and adjoining areas including parts of India last Saturday.


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