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    Fiji Islands Hit by 5.3-Magnitude Earthquake

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    USGS reported that an earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale struck off the Fiji Islands on Wednesday.

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale struck off the Fiji Islands on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported Tuesday.

    The earthquake occurred at 00:14 GMT at a depth of 106.6 kilometers (about 65.8 miles), south of Fiji Islands, according to the USGS.

    No information on casualties or damage from the quake has been provided to date.

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