Earthquake Mauritius

5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Northern Sumatra, Indonesia: 4th August 2012

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has struck NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA at a depth of 35.6 km (22.1 miles), the quake hit at 11:24:15 UTC Saturday 4th August 2012

05 Aug 2012,

Rodrigues hit by earthquake magnitude 5.8

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck in the early hours Thursday in the Indian Ocean off Mauritius Island, the US Geological Service informed. The earthquake’s epicentre was only 6 miles deep, but was 240 miles from Port Mathurin on the island of Rodrigues, and some 600 miles from the Mauritius islands capital Port Louis. Tsunami Warning after [...]The post Rodrigues hit by earthquake magnitude 5.8 appeared first on Mauritius News Ile Maurice.

26 Jul 2012, KotZot

Indonesia: Strong Earthquake Causes Panic at Sumatra

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred Wednesday west of the Indonesian island of Sumatra (northwestern), without causing a tsunami warning but arousing great panic among the population that left one dead .

25 Jul 2012,

Le Séisme en Indonésie a Permis de Tester les Réponses au Risque

Le tremblement de terre d''une magnitude de 8,6 qui a frappé mercredi au large de l'Indonésie a permis de tester les procédures mises en place depuis l'effroyable tsunami de décembre 2004 et d'identifier les points qu'il faudra encore améliorer.

12 Apr 2012,

Earthquake measuring 5.1 felt near Rodrigues

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at 6.20 am on Thursday 308 km north east of Rodrigues. The epicentre was located at a latitude of 17.8 degrees South and longitude 65.6 degrees East. However, according to the forecaster of the Mauritius Meteorological Station, no tsunami warning was issued on the island [...]

17 Feb 2012, The Independent Daily

An Earthquake of Magnitude 5.1 Recorded at 308 km from Rodrigues

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale occurred at 6 20 this Thursday, Feb. 16, at 308 km northeast of Rodrigues 890 km north-northeast of Mauritius.

16 Feb 2012,

Japan hit by strongest aftershock yet a month on from earthquake

A strong earthquake shook northern Japan late on Thursday evening, briefly triggering tsunami alerts and renewed fears for the safety of the already damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. People in... Read more »

07 Apr 2011, KotZot

Disasters in Japan show flaws in just-in-time production

Just over a week after the massive earthquake hit the sprawling Texas Instruments chip plant here, a gardener is reworking the Japanese garden in an inner courtyard of the office tower attached to the plant.

24 Mar 2011,

Shutdown of Japanese plants won’t affect Mauritius car market right now

Nissan is one of the Japanese automakers that has decided to temporarily close down several of its manufacturing facilities in Japan, announced Michel Ng, ABC Motors marketing director. The aim is to help conserve electricity and reduce pressure on domestic consumption in Japan. “This situation, however, should not have any immediate effect on our business”, he said.

18 Mar 2011,

Explosion at Japanese nuclear station following quake

Radiation levels inside the plant had increased 1000 times above the norm

12 Mar 2011,

Sony, Toyota among Japanese companies closing factories after earthquake

Companies including Sony Corp. And Toyota Motor Corp. halted output at plants after an 8.9- magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, damaging production facilities and causing power outages.

11 Mar 2011,

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

Earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 in Rodrigues

The earth has once again shaken off Rodrigues. An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 occurred at 13h 13 today at 418 km east of Rodrigues. No property damage is to be deplored at due to this earthquake . This phenomenon is increasingly common in this region, “said Ram Durmeea, forecaster at the meteorological station

28 Feb 2011, MauritiusHot