Quake hits Nicobar Islands: USGS

Quake hits Nicobar Islands: USGS

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted Nicobar Islands in the India region Wednesday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

The temblor struck at 6.31 GMT Wednesday, Xinhua reported. 

The quake's epicentre, with a depth of 29.90 km, was initially determined to be at 6.3490 degrees north latitude and 92.9983 degrees east longitude.