6.0 magnitude earthquake jolts Nicobar islands region

Mayabunder: An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck the Nicobar Islands region on Thursday morning.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:6.0, Occurred on:17-01-2019, 08:23:07 IST, Lat:7.6 N & Long: 94.5 E, Depth: 84 Km, Region:Nicobar Islands Region,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) tweeted.

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No tsunami warning has been issued, and no casualties or injuries have been reported as of yet. There have been no reports of aftershocks either.


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