An earthquake measuring 5.9 in the richter scale rocked the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Tuesday morning, said an official.

“The earthquake was experienced at 8.21 a.m,” said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) official.

According to the IMD, the earthquake, termed moderate, occurred at a point 6.4 degrees north latitude and 92.2 degrees east longitude in Nicobar Islands.

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