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5.8 quake shook the indian ocean!

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

The daily mirror reported a 5.8 magnitude quake on the Richter scale in the indian ocean. According to the USGS, the event happened at 05.33:31 UTC (26 July 2012) some 954km East North East off the coast of Mauritius, and 387km North East off the coast of Rodrigues. No tsunami warning has been issued though.

Was it on the radio this morning? Did you know about it? Any tidal waves reported? Pls share your experience.