‘It was very very deep’ – 6.5 earthquake strikes off Fiji coast
Sun, Jun 21ShareSource:One News
A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fiji this morning, the US Geological Survey says.
The shake occurred just before 9.30am and was centred 42km east-north-east of Fiji’s Ndoi Island, and 423km south-east of the capital Suva and 336km west-north-west of Tonga’s capital Nuku’alofa.
Its depth was 564km. No tsunami warning has been issued.
“Earthquakes of this magnitude are not at all unusual in that part of the world, and it was very, very deep so it’s something unlikely to have