Breaking News: Major Earthquake Hits Nicobar Island


Port Blair: Earthquake with a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter scale hit Nicobar Island region at 1.43 pm.

The quake originated at a latitude of 9.9 North and 93.4 E Longitude and a depth 30 Km.

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An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 on Richter scale had struck Nicobar islands region around 10 am on the morning of August 6.

According to the National Centre for Seismology, the exact timing of the August 6 quake was 9:33pm at a depth of 10 km. The epicenter of the quake was Andaman Islands.