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An earthquake bumps with 5.8 magnitude at Nicobar Islands
Tags : IMD,earthquake,Nicobar islands region,natural disaster
Abhayank Tiwari  | Wednesday, Apr 25 2012 4:18PM IST
An earthquake bumps with 5.8 magnitude at Nicobar Islands
New Delhi: An earthquake measuring with the Richter scale of 5.8 jerked the Nicobar islands on Wednesday afternoon. The information has come up by an India Meteorological Department (IMD). An IMD official from the seismology department said, “The temblor struck at 1.12 pm on Wednesday.”An official added, "The earthquake was of moderate intensity measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale. It occurred in the Nicobar islands region."