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    Magnitude 6.4 Quake Strikes Off Fiji

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    A strong 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Saturday east of the South Pacific island country of Fiji, the US Geological Survey said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) —The deep quake was recorded at 2:00 a.m. UTC by the USGS about 158 miles northeast of the town of Lambasa at a depth of 335 miles.


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