Magnitude 8.2 quake strikes inside the Pacific, no damage reported on Fiji

A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck inside the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji along with Tonga on Sunday nevertheless of which was so deep of which of which did not cause any damage, authorities in Fiji said.

The U.S. Tsunami Warning Center also said the quake was too deep to cause a tsunami.

The quake’s depth at 347.7 miles (560 km) would likely have dampened the shaking at the surface.

The director of Fiji’s Mineral Resources Department, which runs the country’s seismology unit, told Reuters on Sunday the earthquake was widely felt, nevertheless there were no reports of damage.

“We are monitoring the situation along with some places felt of which, nevertheless of which was a very deep earthquake,” Director Apete Soro said by telephone.

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