18 quakes hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands

New Delhi: Eighteen earthquakes of various intensity rocked Andaman and Nicobar Islands from Sunday night to Monday morning, officials said.

The first of tremors was reported at 11.44 p.m. on Sunday and the last at 7.37 a.m. on Monday, the India Meteorological Department said.

Most quakes measured 4.8 or 4.9 on the Richter scale but two were above 5. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported.