Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off Mauritius

The quake hit at a depth of 16.4 km, said USGS, which calculated it struck around 1,140 km east of the capital Port Louis.

Reuters| Last Updated: Aug 18, 2014, 00:13 AM IST

Port Louis: A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, around 536 km (333 miles) east of Ile Rodrigues in Mauritius, the U.S. Geological Survey said. 
The quake hit at a depth of 16.4 km, said USGS, which calculated it struck around 1,140 km east of the capital Port Louis.