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    Strong Earthquake Strikes Off Near Tonga

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    A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Pacific ocean, in the Fiji islands region.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Pacific ocean, in the Fiji islands region, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reports.

    According to the report, the quake occurred at about 21:07 GMT on Saturday off the coast of Tonga.

    There were no reports of casualties and no immediate danger of a tsunami.


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