WASHINGTON, September 25. /TASS/. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake was registered in the Pacific Ocean in 99 kilometers from the Ndoi Island in the Fiji archipelago, US Geological Survey said on Sunday.
The epicenter of the earthquake was located in 394 kilometers from the capital of Fiji — Suva, with the population of over 77,000 people. It lay at the depth of 596 kilometers.
No casualties, damages or tsunami threats have been reported yet.
Another powerful earthquake of 6.4 magnitude was registered in the region shortly before that. The epicenter lay at the depth of 183 kilometers in 125 kilometers from the Tonga Islands.