Srinagar: A strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale Tuesday hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
According to National Centre for Seismology, the quake, whose epicentre was in the Nicobar islands region, occurred at 8:21 AM at a depth of 10 kms.
However, it was not so powerful as to merit a tsunami warning.
There were no immediate reports of loss of life or property.
As per reports another earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale jolted Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir at 5:48 AM.