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Eight earthquakes in eight hours shakes Andaman and Nicobar islands, no tsunami alert

Nov 09, 2015    

New Delhi: Six medium intensity earthquakes jolted the Andaman and Nicobar islands in a span of four hours on Sunday, with each measuring around five or more on the Richter Scale, but there was no tsunami alert.Another earthquake not far from the archipelago hit North Sumatra island in Indonesia, measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale at 3:04 pm and at a depth of 10 km.According to the Seismology Division of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, the first earthquake occurred at 4:12 pm measuring 5.2, followed by another earthquake 11 minutes later measuring 5.0.The third earthquake struck at 5:24 pm aga...

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