Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 962 km east of Port Louis, Port Louis District, Mauritius, on Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 12:15 am (GMT +4) -

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Indian Ocean, 962 km east of Port Louis, Port Louis District, Mauritius, on Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 12:15 am (GMT +4)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Nov 21:05 UTC: First to report: USGS after 50 minutes.
30 Nov 19:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.4. Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 28 Nov 2020 20:15:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 12:15 am (GMT +4)
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.4123°S / 66.1599°E (Indonesian Ocean, Mauritius)
Nearby towns and cities:
384 km (239 mi) NE of Port Mathurin (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) NE of Port Mathurin (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
962 km (598 mi) ENE of Port Louis (pop: 155,200) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) NE of Rodrigues Island (pop: 36,400) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 mi) NE of Booby Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26.1°C (79 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.410 kmMauritius - Reunion RegionUSGS
M 4.812 kmMAURITIUS - REUNION REGIONEMSC
M 4.710 kmMauritius/Reunion RegionGFZ

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 962 km east of Port Louis, Port Louis District, Mauritius, on Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 12:15 am (GMT +4)
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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 962 km east of Port Louis, Port Louis District, Mauritius, on Sunday, 29 Nov 2020 12:15 am (GMT +4)
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