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PNG earthquake no threat to Fiji

Talebula Kate
Monday, March 05, 2018

Update: 2:39PM A 5.7 MAGNITUDE earthquake was recorded in the Papua New Guinea region this morning.

The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department said the moderate earthquake was recorded at a depth of 10km.

The seismic activity was located 611km Northwest from Port Moresby, PNG; 1930km West Northwest from Honiara, Solomon Island and 4102km Northwest from Suva, Fiji.

It also confirmed that this inland earthquake with shallow depth did not pose any immediate threat to the Fiji region.

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