Earthquake in Andaman and Nicobar: Tremors Hit Island Three Times in a Day, No Victims Reported

On Sunday, April 9, there were three earthquakes that occurred quickly in succession in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the first earthquake on Nicobar Island happened at a depth of 10 km and had a magnitude of 4.9 on the Ritcher scale.

The second earthquake, which may have been an aftershock, occurred at a depth of 2:59 pm and had a magnitude of 4.1. The third earthquake, which was much bigger and registered a Richter scale reading of 5.3, occurred at 4:01 PM and was located close to the Nicobar Islands at a depth of 10 km. There have been no confirmed reports of damage yet.

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