Port Blair, October 22: A low intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.3 struck the Andaman and Nicobar island on Tuesday. According to a tweet by ANI, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the quake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale struck Nicobar islands. The mild quake struck the region at 6:36 am. No casualty or damage to property has been reported so far in the earthquake. Further details about the quake were awaited.
Earlier this month, a quake of 4.5 magnitude shook Rajasthan's Bikaner district, a Meteorological (Met) department official said. There were reports that the quake created panic and people were rushed out of their homes in some areas after feeling the tremors.
Here's the tweet:
India Meteorological Department: An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale struck Nicobar islands region at 6:36 am, today.
— ANI (@ANI) October 22, 2019
On October 20, a quake of magnitude 3.2 shook parts of Gujarat’s Banaskantha district. Officials said that the quake of 3.2 intensity, having its epicentre 30 km north-north west of Palanpur in Banaskantha, was recorded.