Earthquake strikes off Mauritius

Thu, Jul 26, 2012, 01:00

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius today, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The quake was centred 341km northeast off Rodrigues island and at a depth of 33km.

The USGS initially put the magnitude at 6.7.

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