Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hits Nicobar islands
Port Blair, May 21: An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 struck Nicobar islands region on Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed.
According to a tweet by ANI, the quake struck the region at 2:04 am on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. No casualties or loss of property has been reported so far.
On May 18, a strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Reports inform that the quake was at a depth of 6.2 miles about 68 miles southeast of Misha, Nicobar Islands, in the Indian Ocean, the agency reported.