Earthquake in Fiji : 6.2-Magnitude Quake Strikes Pacific Island
Earthquake (Photo Credits: ANI)

Sydney, January 27: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit near the Pacific island nation of Fiji just before 8:00 local time (2:30 am IST) on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

Shortly after, the area felt another smaller tremor, which registered 5.2 magnitude. Earthquake in Fiji: Powerful Quake of Magnitude 6.6 Occurs Near Ndoi Island.

The earthquakes hit just south of the island between Fiji and Tonga, and were detected at a depth of over 500 km. So far, there has been no tsunami alert issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.