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

by Reuters
Friday, 21 March 2014 14:00 GMT

(Corrects Nicoma to Nicobar)

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

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