A medium intensity earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale today 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.
PM Modi prayed for the wellness of people, as he tweeted:
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi177) October 12, 2016
(inputs from PTI)