According to the India’s National Center for Seismology, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 struck the. Portblair area of the Andoman and Nicobar Islands in the early hours of Wednesday (NCS).
Andaman and Nicobar Islands: The earthquake’s shocks reached a depth of. 100 kilometers and occurred at roughly 5.31 a.m., according to the NCS.
The National Center for Seismology tweeted, “Earthquake of Magnitude: 4.3, happened on 29-12-2021, 05:31:05 IST, Lat: 10.26 and Long: 93.34, Depth: 100 Km, Location: 165km SSE of Portblair, Andaman and Nicobar island.”
In early November, an earthquake of the same magnitude struck southeast of Port Blair, albeit its tremors only reached a depth of 16 km, far less than the far deeper tremors of the most recent quake.
Therefore, The epicenter of the earthquake occurred 97 kilometers east of Portblair on the Indian island of Andaman and Nicobar, according to the agency. At 1:04 a.m. IST, an earthquake struck at a depth of 35 kilometers below the surface.
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