BREAKING: 8.1 earthquake has struck just off the coast of Fiji

81 earthquake has struck just off the coast of Fiji

The US Geological Survey has reported a magnitude 81 earthquake has hit Suva, in the south-east of Fiji The earthquake, which struck at 3:49 am local time, was centred around 25 miles southeast of Levuka on Fiji's Ovalau island, at a depth of 415 miles

Advertisement The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre is not expecting a destructive tsunami to blast the region, saying: "Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat because the earthquake is located too deep inside the Earth” MORE TO FOLLOW Tags:Breaking News,Earthquake,FijiShare this article: From one of our busy Buzzers See more articles by Buzz Contributor Want Buzzie news updates? Sign up to our newsletter!:

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