7.8 quake hits off the coast of Fiji

- According to the USGS, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit off the coast of Fiji around 8:49 a.m. Pacific Time. 

The earthquake was initially reported as a magnitude 8.1, but later downgraded. 

The quake was 71 miles from Suva, Fiji.

The impacted countries are Fiji and Tonga. 

At this point additional details have not been released. 

Stay with KTVU.com for updates. 

 

 

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