NDOI ISLAND, FIJI (CBS SF) – A strong 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck Fiji in the Pacific Ocean, according to the US Geological Survey.
It struck at about 5:37 p.m. PST.READ MORE: Bay Area Health Workers Cheer Newly-Approved 1-Shot Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
The quake was centered about 281 kilometers NNE of Ndoi Island at the remarkable depth of 559.6 kilometers.
So far, there is no information on damages, or injuries.READ MORE: Antioch Gas Station Shooting Leaves Man Suffering Life-Threatening Injuries
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said no tsunami was expected, perhaps considering the quake’s depth.
At least a dozen more smaller quakes occurred in the same area following the 8.2 magnitude temblor. The strongest had a magnitude of 6.8.MORE NEWS: Hundreds Rally in San Mateo to Denounce Violence Against Asian Americans
Fiji is located in one of the most seismically active areas in the world.