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Kiribati region records 5.2 mag quake

TIMOCI VULA
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Update: 3:09PM A 5.2 MAGNITUDE earthquake was recorded in the Kiribati region this afternoon.

The Seismology Unit of Fiji's Department of Mineral Resources reported that the earthquake occurred at 12.29pm, at a 10km depth.

The seismic activity was located 465km South from Bairiki, Kiribati, 1556km Northeast from Honiara, Solomon Is, and 1820km North-northwest from Suva, Fiji.

The department has assured that this moderate size earthquake did not pose any immediate threat to the Fiji region.








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