Two earthquakes hit the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago within two hours

Vastavam web: Two medium-intensity earthquakes hit the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago within a span of less than two hours on Sunday, the Indian Meteorological Department said here.According to the National Centre for Seismology, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman Islands at 6.19 pm, followed by another at 8:05 pm.According to the National Centre for Seismology, the epicentre of the quakes was in the Andaman Islands region and occurred at a depth of 10-km.The Andaman and Nicobar archipelago falls under a high seismic zone.