Earthquake hits the Andaman & Nicobar Islands measuring 6.9 on Richter Scale on Tuesday Night at 10.25 pm (Bhubaneshwar Office Recorded).
“The epicentre of the earthquake was located at Landfall Island, which is 240 km north of Port Blair. The earthquake shook parts of Andaman Islands but no tsunami alert was sounded”
Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman S N Jha speaks out on it.
The Earthquake which recorded 6.9, bring panic situation in coastal areas of Orrisa. No report of any death or damage is been recorded yet, only 2 persons have minor injuries as they fall down form their roof in North Andaman.
Peoples from other places includes Bhusbaneshwar, Cuttack, Jagatsnghpur and Jajpur rushed out of there houses when this havoc comes. After this people remains outside for long time jusr to ensure that no aftershock is coming back.