MOSCOW, 25 Jan â€” RIA Novosti. The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.9 occurred in the Indian ocean near the East coast of India, according to the US Geological survey (USGS).
The quake was recorded at 0115hrs in UTC time (04.15 GMT). The epicenter of earthquake was located 172 km from the island of Mahaan (Mohean). The focus lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.
Information on possible victims and destructions did not arrive. Geological survey said the green threat level earthquake, indicating a low likelihood of casualties and economic damage.