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Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 strikes near Andaman and Nicobar’s Port Blair; no lack of life or property previously


An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale used to be reported near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands capital Port Blair on Monday, in accordance with the Nationwide Centre for Seismology.

The epicentre of the earthquake used to be 258 km south-southeast (SSE) of Port Blair, the company said. The earthquake struck at 7.23 pm at a depth of 10 km from the floor.

No lack of life or property has been reported previously, as per a characterize by CNBC-TV18.

The earthquake used to be reported a pair of hours after tremors were felt in Bihar after an earthquake of magnitude 3.5 struck at round 9.23 pm on Monday. The epicentre used to be 20 km northwest of Nalanda in Bihar and used to be located at a depth of 5 km.

An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude used to be felt across northwest India, including Delhi, on Friday with its epicentre in Tajikistan. “The tremors were felt in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi. Nevertheless, we haven’t got any stories of harm but,” JL Gautam, head of operations at Nationwide Centre for Seismology (NCS), said.

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