Indian Ocean Quake
A strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake was registered at the depth of 10 kilometers in the Southeast Indian Ridge, according to the US Geological Service (USGS). The quake was centered 1,020 kilometers (634 miles) east-north-east of Australia's Heard Island and the McDonald Islands and 2,961 kilometers southwest of the Australian coast city of Busselton.

Initial reports from the Australian Official Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said that there was no tsunami threat for Australia.