6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes Nicobar Islands region; no tsunami warning

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 17, 2019, 09:59 AM(IST)

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According to the report, tremors were felt around 8:30 in the morning. 

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

According to the report, tremors were felt around 8:30 in the morning. 

No tsunami warning has been issued by India Meteorological Department.

No report of any casualty or infrastructure damage so far.

According to the India Meteorological Department, the quake had a latitude of  7.6 degrees north and longitude of 94.5 degrees east. It was at depth of 84 Kilometre.

More information awaited.
 

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