Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 in Fiji

Lambasa [Fiji], Nov 19 (ANI): A high-intensity earthquake of magnitude 6.7 hit the town of Lambasa of the island nation Fiji on Sunday. According to United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occurred at 8:25 pm (UTC). The temblor originated at a depth of 533.6 km. There are no reports of damage or casualties so far. No tsunami warning has been issued. In September, an earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale struck 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)
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