A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit south of the Fiji islands at 07:06 UTC on May 22, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 589.5 km (366 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 607 km (377 miles).
The epicenter was located about 862 km (535 miles) SW of Nuku’alofa, Tonga, and 897 km (557 miles) S of Suva, Fiji.
There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).
The USGS issued a Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.
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