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An Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude on the Richter scale has been reported off the Indian Ocean. The Tsunami Warning Centre says there is no threat to Sri Lanka



5.8 Earthquake Hits near Mauritius

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit near the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey has reported. The quake was centered at a depth of 20.5 miles.

On Wednesday a 6.4-magnitude quake hit the Aceh province in Indonesia. One man died in a fall as he fled his home, but no other casualties were reported. (Source: The News)


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  • Commonwealth Thursday, 26 July 2012 09:53 AM

    Jayalalitha must have gone for a sea bath in South India.

    Lak Saturday, 28 July 2012 05:51 AM

    Best comment ever.


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