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MUMBAI (Reuters) - A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 hit India's Andaman islands early on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but a senior official said there was no damage. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 45 km (30 miles) northwest of Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, it said on its Web site (www.earthquake.usgs.gov). It struck at 2034 GMT. An Indian weather office official said the earthquake measured 5.9. It woke people from...
PORT BLAIR, India (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake that hit India's Andaman and Nicobar islands at the weekend has shaken the confidence of people in the remote chain, although it caused no damage or casualties, residents said on Monday. Sunday's 7.0 earthquake in the Andamans, which came seven months after the 9.15 earthquake that caused the killer tsunami, led to a tsunami warning in Thailand, but that was soon withdrawn. There have been 345 aftershocks of the Dec. 26 tremor which have...
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