Magnitude 8.2 quake strikes in the Pacific

A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga on Sunday but it was so deep that it did not cause any damage, authorities in Fiji said.

The U.S. Tsunami Warning Center also said the quake was too deep to cause a tsunami.

The quake’s depth at 347.7 miles (560 km) would have dampened the shaking at the surface.

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