7.5-magnitude quake stikes off India coast


A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of India early Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A local tsunami watch has been issued for India, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

“Man that felt scary. My whole bed shook …,” said Inderjith Mathivanan in Chennai, India, who felt the tremor last for about 4 seconds.

There is no loss of life or damage on the Andaman or Nicobar Islands, according to police in that region. Officials are monitoring the situation and intensified patrols in the area, police said. CNN



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