The Paradise archipelago of Fiji shook the cataclysm: in the Pacific waters recorded powerful tremors
Very close to the ridge of the Fiji Islands located in the Pacific ocean, was recorded series of aftershocks, power the magnitude of which reached figure 5.5.
According to “Russian conversation” it became known from the European Mediterranean seismological center.
The earthquake started at about 06:00 hours on Saturday, January 14 (around 09:00 in accordance with the Moscow time).
The epicentre was located about 178 miles South-West from Nadi. The depth of its location reached 53 kilometers.
Some media have published information according to which the power of the cataclysm rose to the level of 6.2. Publications referred to representatives of the U.S. Geological survey.
It is not known whether there was anybody from local residents the victim of the earthquake. After the accomplishment of aftershocks tsunami warning was not stated .
Previously, “Russian conversation” was told that in Italy similar disasters can cause destruction of some iconic creations of Michelangelo.