6.1-magnitude earthquake hits off Amsterdam Island, France — USGS

6.1-magnitude quake hits off Amsterdam Island, France -- USGS

The U.S. Geological Survey said that 6.1 magnitude of earthquake hits 96km north of Amsterdam Island, France at 12:27 p.m. (0657 GMT) on Sunday local time. It is reported to have depth of 10km.

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Below is the map screenshot showing the exact location of the center of earthquake in between the ocean. Fortunately, the land is not much affected due to this strong  6.1 magnitude.

6.1-magnitude earthquake hits off Amsterdam Island, France — USGS

The exact location of the center is 36.964°S 77.446°E

6.1-magnitude earthquake hits off Amsterdam Island, France -- USGS

The magnitude greater than 6.1 is considered as strong which could lead to huge amount of destruction. But till now there are no updates as such. If such things happens we will update everything here.

The information of this earthquake has been released by USGS Big Quakes tweet as follows:

If you experience anything nearby please take necessary measures to stay safe. If you have have any information regarding this quake then please comment below.

Other several earthquakes also jolted different regions of the globe as follows:

#1: M 5.2 quake: 30km SE of Bodie, CA (USA) on Sat, 11 Apr 14h36
#2: M 5.1 quake: Tonga Islands Region on Sat, 11 Apr 18h22
#3: M 5.0 quake: Bonin Islands, Japan Region on Sat, 11 Apr 03h19
#4: M 5.0 quake: New Zealand on Sat, 11 Apr 05h35
#5: M 5.0 quake: Northern Molucca Sea (Indonesia) on Sat, 11 Apr 20h23
#6: M 4.9 quake: South of Fiji Islands on Sat, 11 Apr 05h36
#7: M 4.9 quake: Crete, Greece on Sat, 11 Apr 10h22
#8: M 4.9 quake: South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga) on Sat, 11 Apr 22h33
#9: M 4.8 quake: Near East Coast of Honshu, Japan on Sat, 11 Apr 15h44
#10: M 4.8 quake: 60 Km al suroeste de San Marcos, Guatemala on Sat, 11 Apr 18h00

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