Strong earthquake rocks Fiji

In Fiji, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked the South Pacific country today at 9:28 am local time or 21:28 UTC time.

Strong earthquake rocks Fiji

In Fiji, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked the South Pacific country today at 9:28 am local time or 21:28 UTC time.

The quake was located 42 km or 26 miles from Ndoi Island or 336 km from Nuku’alofa, Tonga.

Ndoi Island is an island in Fiji, Melanesia, situated between Ndoi and Ndavura Island, and is also nearby to Ono-i-Lau Islands. Landmarks in the Ndoi Island area include the Yao Lagoon and Ono-I-Lau Airport.

The island is not a big tourism destination.

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The island is small, has an airport and no extensive damage is expected.

According to USGS no tsunami threat is expected.

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