Strong Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Strikes South Of Fiji | Feb 16, 2022

No tsunami threat following Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake South Of Fiji Earlier Today.

There is no tsunami threat following a 6.8 magnitude earthquake south of the Fiji Islands, Wednesday morning. The quake was recorded at approximately 10:21 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time about 353 miles west southwest of Haveluloto, Tonga, at a depth of about 328 miles.

The National Weather Service (NWS) Pacific Tsunami Warning Center gave the all-clear on the tsunami threat at around 10:29 a.m.

“Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii,” NWS officials wrote. “No other statements are expected unless additional data are received.”

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