July 26, 2012 – A 6.7 Magnitude Quake Struck Off the East Coast of Madagascar: The quake struck at 9:33AM at the epicenter at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles). It was 1:33AM (July 26th) in New York, 12:33AM in Chicago, 11:33PM (July 25th) in Denver and 10:33PM in Los Angeles. Strong earthquakes like this one, don’t occur that often in this region of the southern Indian Ocean. This is the third earthquake in the last 48 hours. At a shallow 6 miles, this quake could produce a tsunami; with Madagascar being the most obvious threat.
The quake occurred 240 miles northeast of Port Mathurcn, Mauritius; 241 miles northeast of Rodrigues, Northern Marianna Islands; 592 miles ENE of Bel Air, Mauritius; and 593 miles ENE of Centre de Flacq, Mauritius.
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