M 5.8 in Tonga on 27 Jan 2019 10:16 UTC

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Pacific region

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 04:25:00 +0100EC (en)

Natural disasters ranging from cyclones to floods, droughts and earthquakes frequently occur in the Pacific region. The pacific island countries (including Papua New Guinea, Fiji Islands, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands and Vanuatu) rank among the highest in the world in terms of numbers of casualties and people affected by disasters.

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes near Fiji

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 10:03:00 +0100thefinancialexpress (en)

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit near the Pacific island nation of Fiji just before 8:00 local time on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. Shortly after the area felt another smaller tremor which registered 5.2 magnitude. Both earthquakes were located just south of the island between Fiji and....

6.2-magnitude earthquake hits near Fiji

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 03:42:00 +0100trendnews-az (en)

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit near the Pacific island nation of Fiji just before 8:00 local time on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, Trend reported citing Xinhua. Shortly after the area felt another smaller tremor which registered 5.2 magnitude.

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Fiji island

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 03:17:00 +0100business-standard (en)

. A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit near the nation of Fiji just before 8:00 local time (2:30 am IST) on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. Shortly after, the area felt another smaller tremor, which registered 5.2 magnitude. The earthquakes hit just south of the island between Fiji and Tonga , and were detected at a depth of over 500 km.

6.2-magnitude earthquake hits near Fiji

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 01:41:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

SYDNEY, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit near the Pacific island nation of Fiji just before 8:00 local time on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Shortly after the area felt another smaller tremor which registered 5.2 magnitude.

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