Tag Archives: Indian Ocean

6.3 Quake strikes near Mauritius

A strong earthquake measuring 6.3-magnitude has hit an area of the Indian Ocean east of Mauritius, the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre of the quake was located 320 kilometres north-east of Rodrigues Island and 901 kilometres east-north-east of Port

Indian Ocean sea level rise threatens millions

Sea levels are rising unevenly in the Indian Ocean, placing millions at risk along low-lying coastlines in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, scientists say in a study. Researchers from the University of Colorado and the National Center for Atmospheric Research