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5.1 mag earthquake in Fiji region

Talebula Kate
Saturday, February 24, 2018

Update: 4:19PM A 5.1 MAGNITUDE offshore earthquake was recorded in the Fiji Islands region this afternoon.

The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department confirmed that the earthquake occurred at depth of 622km.

It was registered 92km Southwest from Doi village, Ono-i-Lau, 424km West from Nukualofa, Tonga and 416km Southeast from Suva.

The department said the offshore seismic activity was moderate with a deep depth and did not pose any immediate threat to the region.

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