5.1 magnitude Mauritius

Rodrigues records 5.1 magnitude quake

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at around 1.13 pm on Monday, 418 kilometres east of the island. A spokesperson of the Vacoas meteorological station said no quakes or high waves were reported. He added that the phenomenon was normal in that part of the Indian Ocean as Mauritius is located [...]

01 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily