Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 strikes Fiji

The country is located in a seismically active zone



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By Reuters

Published: Sun 19 Dec 2021, 9:10 PM

Last updated: Sun 19 Dec 2021, 9:34 PM

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Fiji on Monday (Sunday night in UAE), the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

The quake was at a depth of 40 km (24.85 miles), EMSC said.

There are no reports yet of any damages or casualties caused by the earthquake

The country is located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and is known to regularly suffer from powerful earthquake.


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