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Monday, 18 August 2014 | MYT 1:30 AM

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes off Mauritius

(Reuters) - 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.

(Writing by Sophie Hares; editing by Jason Neely)


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