6.7-magnitude earthquake strikes off India's Nicoma Islands -USGS

by Reuters
Friday, 21 March 2014 13:55 GMT

WASHINGTON, March 21 (Reuters) - A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off India's Nicoma Islands on Friday, the U.S. 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, Nicoma Islands, in the Indian Ocean, the agency said. (Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Susan Heavey)