[Updated at 1:49 p.m.] The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there is no threat of a destructive widespread tsunami, according to historical earthquake and tsunami data, though a "very small" possibility exists "of a local tsunami that could affect coasts" no more than 62 miles (100 km) from the epicenter, the warning center said.
[Updated at 1:34 p.m.] The preliminary 6.4¬† earthquake hit at 10:23 p.m. local time, about 135 miles (217 km) from Port Blair, a city in the Andaman Islands, which is part of India, the agency¬† said. The epicenter was about 252 miles (406 km) from Pathein, Myanmar, it said.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
[Posted at 1:24 p.m.] An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 has struck near the Andaman Islands, in the Indian Ocean, on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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