The quake occurred at around 5:40 am in the morning hours with its depth registered at 10 km.
According to NCS, its epicenter was found at Latitude: 9.32 and Longitude: 94.03, respectively.
“Earthquake of Magnitude:5.0, Occurred on 02-08-2023, 05:40:11 IST, Lat: 9.32 & Long: 94.03, Depth: 10 Km, Location: Nicobar islands,” the NCS tweeted.
No reports of casualties or material damage are known yet.
Further details are awaited.