The Andaman Islands hit by an earthquake
The Andaman Islands is hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5. As per Official US Geological Survey, India Meteorological Department, the preliminary earthquake hits Andaman Islands at 4:19 PM(16:19:37 IST) with a latitude 10.5 N & Longitude 91.7 E, Depth: 10KM.
The Meteorological Department of India alerted the nearest bay areas. Sri Lanka is just 1000KM away from the Andaman Islands. Tsunami warning also said to be issued. At Present, US Geological Survery and India Meteorological department is keenly observing that there is any earthquake will hit the Islands followed by the first one.
Prelim M5.5 Earthquake Andaman Islands, India region Aug-24 10:49 UTC, updates https://t.co/xexc6FlNeZ— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) August 24, 2018
Earthquake of Magnitude:5.5, Occurred on:24-08-2018, 16:19:27 IST, Lat:10.5 N & Long: 91.7 E, Depth: 10 Km, Region:Andaman Islands Region pic.twitter.com/sMgp1GZtml— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) August 24, 2018