Magnitude 6.7 quake rocks Mauritius

Screenshot of USGS website/Courtesy USGS

(Eagle News) – A magnitude 6.7 quake rocked Mauritius in the Reunion region.

The quake with a depth of 10 kilometers hit Wednesday around 10 p.m. (PST), or 14:05 UTC.

Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometers off the southeast coast of the African continent.

Map showing Mauritius which was hit by a 6.7 magnitude quake Wednesday, May 12, 2021 (Screenshot of USGS website/Courtesy USGS)


(Eagle News Service)