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Samoa region records 5.1 mag quake

Sunday, November 05, 2017

Update: 4:47PM A 5.1 MAGNITUDE earthquake hit the Samoa region this morning, occurring at a depth of 37km.

The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department in Suva, Fiji, stated the seismic activity was located 153km West from Apia, Samoa; 347 km East-Southeast from Mata Utu, Wallis and Futuna; 796km North-Northeast from Nuku´┐Żalofa, Tonga, and 1002 km Northeast from Suva, Fiji.

It also confirmed that this moderate earthquake did not pose any immediate threat to the Fiji region.

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