The epicenter was located 344 km (214 miles) WNW of Pangai, Tonga, and 426 km (265 miles) SE of Labasa, Fiji.
There are just a few people living within 100 km (62 miles).
There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.
7 000 people are estimated to have felt weak shaking.
Image credit: TW/SAM, Google
The USGS issued a green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.
Featured image credit: TW/SAM, Google
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