An Earthquake of significance 4.2 on the Richter Scale happened inside the Andaman and Nicobar islands at 3.20 am on September 8. This became the second one quake felt within the islands in two days with the primary being pronounced at 6:38 am on Sunday. in step with the country wide middle for Seismology (NCS), the quake befell at a depth of 20 km of Portblair.
No reviews of harm to existence or assets have been suggested from the island as of but. At 3.07 am on Tuesday morning, a quake of significance 4 at a depth of 20 km changed into recorded within the Andaman Sea. On Sunday morning, a similar quake of magnitude 4.3 changed into felt in Andaman and Nicobar Islands at a intensity of eighty two kilometres. Andaman and Nicobar islands are labeled in region-V considering the fact that they fall within the maximum seismically energetic region.