Earth Quake In Chennai And Andaman

Around 22:27 hrs an earth quake of 10.24 magnitude hit the Andam and Nicobar Islands and those tremors were felt in chennai and Orissa as these town are situated nearby to the islands.While on the other hand an intense tremor was felt in Hong Kong with no casualty report which according to the Observatory quake reports measured 6.4 Richter scale, impacting in 2,500 kilometres (1,500 miles) to the east.

There are no casualities recorded till now.In Orissa major parts received jolts like in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur and Jajpur that forced people out of their houses and created a panic for certain time, impelling people to stay in the open for short while.The Pacific Tsunami Warning centre has reported that there is no distructive widespread Tsunami threat.

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