Strong Earthquake Strikes Off Coast of Fiji

Suva, A strong earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitude hit near the Fiji Islands, causing a tsunami warning for parts of the Pacific Ocean.

The US Geological Survey said the earthquake hit a part of the ocean about 227 kilometers southwest of Nadi. The agency said the quake is 10 kilometers deep.

The agency said a tsunami warning has been issued for parts of the Pacific located within 300 kilometers of the quake.

But no such warning has been issued for the Hawaiian Islands.

Source: Qatar News Agency