Earthquake in Andaman and Nicobar Island

Andaman and Nicobar Islands were struck by an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake is reported in Andaman and Nicobar Islands by the National Centre for Seismology. The earthquake is reported to have occurred at approximately 12:53 a.m. on the 29th of July 2023. The epicentre of the earthquake is reported to be at Latitude: 10.75 and Longitude: 93.47, with a depth of 69 km in the Andaman Islands. The GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences) also recorded the earthquake at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). Currently, no casualties or damage to property has been reported due to the said earthquake.

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Two earthquakes struck Mizoram and Campbell Bay in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the month of April. The Richter scale measured the magnitude of a 4.6 earthquake in Campbell Bay, whereas Mizoram was hit by an earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale.

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