The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has not issued any alarm due to the risk of a giant wave
An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale shook the waters of the Fiji archipelago this Thursday, in the South Pacific, with no tsunami damage or warning initially being reported.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS), which records seismic activity around the world, located the tremor at a depth of 497 kilometers below the seabed.
The shaking was recorded 694 kilometers southwest of Vaini, in Tonga, and 795 kilometers south of the city of Suva, the capital of Fiji.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center it has not issued any alarm due to the risk of a giant wave.
Fiji and Tonga meet on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, one of the areas of the planet with the highest seismic activity and where tremors of different intensity occur daily.