According to the National Center for Seismology, the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.0 on the Richter Scale.
Earthquake tremors in Andaman and Nicobar. (signal picture)
Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Andaman and Nicobar Island) Of Campbell Bay Wednesday morning earthquake (Earthquake) Tremors were felt. National Center for Seismology (National Center for Seismology) According to Richter scale (Richter Scale) But the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.0. However, so far no loss of life or property has been reported due to the earthquake. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km from the bay.
Earlier, on September 11 itself, an earthquake occurred in Andaman and Nicobar at 8:50 am. (Earthquake) Tremors were felt. According to the National Center for Seismology, the magnitude of the earthquake was 4.5 on the Richter scale. The epicenter of the earthquake was 137 km north of Diglipur in Andaman and Nicobar.
At the same time, on August 31, earthquake tremors were felt in Portblair. The National Center for Seismology had informed that the magnitude of the earthquake was measured at 4.2 on the Richter scale. The epicenter of the earthquake was 116 km southeast of Port Blair. Andaman and Nicobar earthquake also occurred on 20 August. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a very earthquake-prone region. Earthquake tremors are felt repeatedly here.
Why does earthquake happen?
The earth is divided into many layers and there are many types of plates under the ground. These plates are stuck together, but sometimes these plates slip, due to which earthquake occurs. Sometimes it vibrates more and its intensity increases. In India, some zones have been decided on the basis of the geographical movement in the inner layers of the earth and in some places it is more and some places less. On the basis of these possibilities, India has been divided into 5 zones, which tells that where in India is most prone to earthquakes. In this zone-5 is most likely to have earthquakes and less than 4, 3 less than that.
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