An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale hit the Nicobar Islands region on Friday.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the epicentre of the quake, which occurred at 1:59 am, was at a depth of 10km.
However, no damage or casualty has been reported so far.
Further details are awaited.(Minimal edits applied, story generated from syndicated ANI feed)