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6.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Fiji Islands

News Agencies | Updated on: 17 September 2018, 10:45 IST
Earthquake in Fiji

A high-intensity earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale struck Fiji Islands region.

The quake hit at 02:41 am Indian Standard Time (IST) on Monday in South of Fiji Islands at a depth of 562 kilometres. There were no reports of casualties and damages so far.

On August 19, a massive earthquake measuring 8.2 magnitude on the Richter Scale hit Fiji Islands region.
Fiji is located in the Ring of Fire, an area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean, which is vulnerable to frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

-ANI

First published: 17 September 2018, 10:45 IST
 
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