4.8 magnitude quake rocks Andaman Islands

Port Blair:  A slight intensity earthquake, measuring 4.8 on Richter scale, jolted the region of Andaman Islands on Tuesday.

The quake, which struck at 4:44 am on Tuesday, measured 4.8 on the Richter Scale, the India Meteorological Department said.

The epicentre of the quake was located at 14.1 degrees north on the latitude and 93.5 degrees east on the longitude.

No loss of life or property was reported from anywhere in the region.

Story First Published: November 27, 2012 08:32 IST

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