Strong Earthquake strikes deep beneath the South Pacific Ocean

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Pastor Dale Morgan

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Jun 22, 2010, 11:38:49 PM6/22/10
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Great Earthquakes In Diverse Places

Strong Earthquake strikes deep beneath the South Pacific Ocean


Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 10:57 pm

By BNO News

NDOI ISLAND, FIJI (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck deep beneath the South Pacific Ocean near Fiji on Wednesday morning, seismologists said. No damage was expected.

The 5.5-magnitude earthquake at 10.16 a.m. local time (2216 GMT Tuesday) was centered about 210 kilometers (130 miles) northeast of Ndoi Island, an island part of Fiji. It struck about 563.4 kilometers (350.1 miles) deep, making it a very deep earthquake, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

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