A strong 8.2-magnitude earthquake occurred within the Pacific Ocean close to the islands of Fiji and Tonga on Sunday morning native time, in accordance with america Geological Survey (USGS).
(Picture through USGS)
The highly effective tremor struck off Ndoi Island, Fiji. Nevertheless there isn’t a tsunami risk from the earthquake as a result of it was too deep.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Heart mentioned some small, non-hazardous tsunami waves had been noticed.
The earthquake struck at a depth of 559.6 km, in accordance with the USGS. It was initially reported as a magnitude 7.9.