Earthquake Information

December 4, 2015 (22:24:55 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.1 SE Indian Ridge

An unusual 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck in the southern Indian Ocean approximately 1022km (635 mi) ENE of Heard Island and McDonald Islands.  

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