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4.4 magnitude quake hits Andaman sea

File photograph shows the sea off the rocky base, at Port Blair in the Andamans. Representational image.

File photograph shows the sea off the rocky base, at Port Blair in the Andamans. Representational image.   | Photo Credit: AFP

An earthquake of 4.4 magnitude occurred in the Andaman sea on Wednesday morning, officials said.

No loss of life and property has been reported yet, they said.

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The earthquake took place at 5:19 am and the epicentre was 71-km east of Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, according to the National Centre for Seismology.

The depth of the earthquake was 150-km, it said.

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