Earthquake in Chennai and coastal areas


In Chennai and nearby areas, tremor of Earthquake of was felt early in the morning. Its measurement was 7.7 on richer scale. Initially, people were warned to be alert for Tsunami, but it is withdrawn by as latest report.

Because of this tremor, there spread panic among people. The earthquake lasts for about 10-20 seconds. People of this area run out of their houses and because of panic they have not courage to re- enter their houses. It also hit Anndaman and Nicobar islands, Koyambatur and nearby areas.

The center of the earth quake was situated 157 kilometers in the south-west direction of Misha in Nicobar Island and at the depth of 35 kilometers. It was 445 kilometers away in the northwest direction of Indonesia’s Banda Aceh.

Initially, Tsunami watching center announced that Tsunami was felt in the areas, but it has been announced that further there is no any danger of Tsunami.

The tremor was felt also in south west coastal areas and it lasts for about 2 minutes.

The tremor of earthquake was felt at 1:26 A.M. on Sunday.

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