Earthquake Hits Andaman Coast, No Tsunami Warning

Published: 29th July 2014 02:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th July 2014 02:48 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

NEW DELHI: 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 pm.

A tsunami warning was not issued by the IMD.

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