Strong earthquake strikes south of Fiji

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
February 21, 2011 14:28

 
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SUVA, Fiji  — A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck in waters south of Fiji. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

The US Geological Survey said the quake struck on Monday 549 miles (883 kilometers) south of the capital Suva, at a depth of 335 miles (540 kilometers).

Earthquakes are common in the South Pacific.

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