PORT BLAIR: An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit Nicobar Islands region on Thursday morning.
Tremors were felt at around 8:23 am.
Earthquake of Magnitude:6.0, Occurred on:17-01-2019, 08:23:07 IST, Lat:7.6 N & Long: 94.5 E, Depth: 84 Km, Region:Nicobar Islands Region pic.twitter.com/FirFDC97ZY
— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) January 17, 2019
The quake had a latitude of 7.6°N, longitude of 94.5°E and a depth of 84 kilometres.