Earthquake magnitude of 5.0 jolts Nicobar Island

According to the National Center of Seismology, the earthquake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale hit Nicobar Islands on Wednesday.

Andaman and Nicobar: An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale has jolted Nicobar Islands on Wednesday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) reported.

The quake occured at around 5:40 am in the morning hours with its depth registered at 10 km.

According to NCS, its epicentre was found at Latitude: 9.32 and Longitude: 94.03, respectively.

“Earthquake of Magnitude:5.0, Occurred on 02-08-2023, 05:40:11 IST, Lat: 9.32 & Long: 94.03, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: Nicobar islands,” the NCS tweeted.

No reports of casualties or material damage are known yet.

 
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