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1881 Nicobar Islands earthquake

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Tsunami in India

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake India and Myanmar (Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

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Powerful 6.5 EARTHQUAKE rocks INDIA REGION, Nicobar Islands

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5-17-2019 A 5.1 NICOBAR ISLAND, INDIA REGION USGS PRELIM

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5-18-2019 MORNING EARTHQUAKE REPORT 6:55 A.M.

The 1881 Nicobar Islands earthquake occurred at about 07:49 local time on 31 December, with an epicentre beneath Car Nicobar. It occurred as two separate ruptures, the largest of which had an estimated magnitude of 7.9 on the moment magnitude scale and triggered a tsunami that was observed around the Bay of Bengal. It is probably the earliest earthquake for which rupture parameters have been estimated instrumentally.
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