Earthquake of Magnitude 5.0 Detected Near Chagos Archipelago

At 3h36 in the morning today (12.05.14), an earthquake of magnitude 5.0 has been detected near the Chagos Archipelago, located in the North of Mauritius. The effects of the quake were felt at 499km from Diego Garcia.

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The exact spot where the earthquake occurred was at coordinates 4.91 S; 68.60 E. It happened at a depth of 23 km.

The earthquake did not cause any tsunamis though, thank God for us all.

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