Earthquake measuring 6.5 magnitude strikes off Fiji, no tsunami threat: PTWC

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Posted: Sep 26, 2017 12:43 AM

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 magnitude struck off Fiji on Tuesday but there was no threat of a tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) said.

The quake, at a depth of 104 km (64 miles), was south of the Fijian islands in the South Pacific, the Hawaii-based PTWC said.

(Reporting by Michael Perry; Editing by Paul Tait)