The quake was at a depth of 6.2 miles about 68 miles
southeast of Misha, Nicobar Islands, in the Indian Ocean, the
An official at the provincial disaster management control room
said there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage but
the earthquake had been felt by islanders.
The official said there was no tsunami alert.
Andaman and Nicobar is made up of more than 500 mostly
uninhabited islands. A Reuters witness at Port Blair, the
capital, said the earthquake was not felt there.
(Reporting by Sanjib Kumar Roy;
writing by Devidutta Tripathy;
editing by Janet Lawrence)
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