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5.4 mag earthquake in Solomon region

TALEBULA KATE
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Update: 3:09PM A MODERATE size earthquake with an intermediate depth source location occurred in the Solomon Islands region early this morning.

The Mineral Resources Department's Seismology Unit confirmed that this does not pose any threat to Fiji.

According to a release by the department the 5.4 magnitude earthquake occurred at a depth of 93 kilometres at 3:16pm.

It was an inland earthquake that occurred 354km Southeast from Honiara in Solomon Islands; 1023km North northwest from Port Vila, Vanuatu and 1895km northwest from Suva.








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