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'6.7-magnitude quake strikes off Nicobar Islands'

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Nicobar Islands on Friday, the US Geological Service reported.

world Updated: Mar 21, 2014 20:06 IST
Reuters
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A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Nicobar Islands on Friday, the US Geological Service reported.

The quake hit at a relatively shallow depth of 6.2 miles (10 km) about 68 miles (110 km) southeast of Mishap, Nicobar Islands, in the Indian Ocean, the agency said.

First Published: Mar 21, 2014 19:42 IST