5.3 magnitude earthquake felt in Lakshadweep, no damage reported

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 11:36

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale on Wednesday hit the Lakshadweep Sea region.

According to the National Centre for Seismology, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences, the quake hit the Lakshadweep Sea around 4:01 am at a depth of 10 km.

There were no immediate reports of loss of lives or property.