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, rfespectively.
“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.