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Last Updated : Jul 26, 2012 02:28 PM IST | Source: Reuters

Earthquake magnitude 6.7 hits Indian ocean near Mauritius

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said.


A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said.

The quake was centered 212 miles northeast of Rodrigues island and at a depth of 20.5 miles. The USGS initially put the magnitude at 6.7.

First Published on Jul 26, 2012 11:30 am
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