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Quake measuring 8.2- magnitude shakes Fiji, no causalities reported

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As per the information given by the US Geological Survey, in an earthquake measuring 8.2-magnitude on the Ritcher scale that took place in middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly 200 miles off Fiji, jolted the area but fortunately there were no causalities reported.

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The earthquake struck just after midday Sunday and was almost 560 km deep, the USGS said.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said based on the data available, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected, and there was no threat to Hawaii.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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