Fiji hit by two powerful earthquakes in less than 24 hours

FIJI has been hit by two powerful earthquakes in less than 24 hours.

The first quake, measuring 6.5 in magnitude, struck off the coast of the South Pacific country at approximately 2.20pm on Tuesday.

It hit at a depth of 104km, the US Geological Survey says.


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The second 5.4 magnitude quake struck south of Fiji at a depth of 547km just before 9.30am local time on Wednesday.

There have been no reports of any damage and no tsunami warnings have been issued.

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