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5-magnitude quake in Andaman Sea

Bangkok : A 5.0-magnitude earthquake occurred near the Andaman Islands west of Thailand early on Wednesday but no casualties were reported.

Xinhua news agency quoted the Seismological Bureau of Thai Meteorological Department as saying that the quake took place at 3.32 a.m. (2032 GMT). Its depth was 10 km below the seabed.

The epicentre was roughly 400 km off the southern Andaman coast of Thailand.

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