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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 hits Nicobar islands

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Port Blair, Aug 6: An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 hit Nicobar islands region at 10 am on Monday. 

No injuries and casualties have been reported so far and emergency personnel has reportedly been put on alert.

This comes just hours after a major earthquake measuring 7 on Richter Scale caused widespread damage in the Indonesian island of Lombok and claimed at least 82 lives.

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Earthquake of 6.0 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands region

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New Delhi, Jan 17: An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck the Andaman and Nicobar Islands region on Thursday.

As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the quake struck at 8:23 am at a depth of 84 kilometres.

No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far.

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Low intensity earthquake hits Kashmir

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Srinagar, Jan 11: A low-intensity earthquake measuring three on the Richter scale hit the Kashmir Valley on Friday, with no reports of casualties or damage.

The earthquake occurred at 8.21 a.m. at a depth of 10 km. The epicentre was in the Jammu and Kashmir region, an official of the disaster management department said.

“The coordinates of the tremor were latitude 34.1 degrees north and longitude 74.8 degrees east.”

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 hits Jammu and Kashmir

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Srinagar, Jan 10: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday morning.

The tremor occurred at 8.22 a.m.

No loss of life or property has been reported.

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