Moderate intensity quake jolts Nicobar islands

By: | Published: December 29, 2017 9:05 PM

An earthquake of moderate intensity shook the Andaman and Nicobar Islands today.

Earthquake, Andaman and Nicobar islands, Nicobar islandsAn earthquake of moderate intensity shook the Andaman and Nicobar Islands today. (Image: IE)

An earthquake of moderate intensity shook the Andaman and Nicobar Islands today.  The quake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale hit the Nicobar Islands region around 5pm, a statement from the Indian Meteorological Department said. The epicentre of the quake, at a depth of around 10 km, was located at latitude 8.6 degree North and longitude 92.4 degree East. The tremor was also felt in other islands of the region

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