A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitude hit the Andaman Island region at about 2.29 PM on Friday, May 1, 2015.
The depth of the earthquake was measured as 10 kms, IMD according to a statement. Reports of damage to property or life have not been received so far, it said.
Here are some reactions from Twitter about the minor earthquake, that comes close in the footsteps of the devastating Nepal earthquake .
Map showing the area affected by the earthquake
The earthquake comes within a week of the high intensity 7.9 magnitude quake that hit Nepal and adjoining areas including parts of India last Saturday.
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(With inputs from PTI)