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Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits South Indian Ocean

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit South Indian Ocean at 07:42 UTC on August 1, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting mb6.1 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter...

August 01, 2016


Eunice reaches Category 5 hurricane equivalent, South Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone "Eunice" formed on January 28 over the open waters of South Indian Ocean and rapidly intensified. Eunice is a powerful storm, however, it is located far from any land.According to JTWC warning issued 00:00 UTC today, Eunice had maximum sustain

January 30, 2015


Rare Tropical Cyclone Alessia about to impact western Australia

An unusually early-season tropical cyclone developed in the Indian Ocean between Indonesia and Western Australia and will continue its slow journey eastward, reaching the northwestern part of the Australia by the end of the weekend. The Australian cyclone

November 22, 2013


First tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean season forms

The first tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean season lasted about one day. Tropical Cyclone 01S formed on October 27, 2013, about 570 nautical miles northeast of Port Louis, Mauritus. It was moving to the west-southwest at 7 knots (13 km/h, 8 mph). Maximum...

October 29, 2013


Tropical Cyclone Gino spinning in South Indian Ocean

Gino formed as a tropical storm over the southern Indian Ocean on February 11, 2013, and strengthened into a cyclone the next day. On February 14, the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) reported that Gino was located roughly 1,110 nautical miles

February 14, 2013


Tropical Cyclone Gino formed in Southern Indian Ocean

The fifteenth tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean season, named as TC GINO, strengthened into a tropical storm on February 11, 2013.According to latest report by Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), Tropical Cyclone Gino is located 700 nm southeast of

February 12, 2013