According to a report from the USGS, a strong and shallow earthquake measuring 6.0 has struck the Nicobar Islands region of India. Reports of the Earthquake are a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is mirroring the same report although India’s National Center for Seismology reports a Magnitude 5.9 quake at a depth of 10 km.
The USGS reported the epicenter of this quake being located at 316.1 km (196.4 miles) W of Lampuyang (population 0), 333.2 km (207 miles) W of Sabang (population 24 519) and 338.8 km (210.5 miles) W of Banda Aceh (population 250 747), Indonesia. There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles). This earthquake did not produce a tsunami.