5.2 mag quake recorded in Ono-i-Lau region
15 January, 2020, 9:11 pm
A 5.2 MAGNITUDE earthquake was recorded from Doi Village in the Ono-i-Lau region this afternoon.
The seismic activity that occurred at 12:14pm was located 341km South-Southwest from Doi Village, Ono-i-Lau; 537km Southwest from Nuku’alofa in Tonga; and 638km South-Southeast from Suva.
The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department stated the earthquake occurred at a depth of 540km.
It stated the moderate earthquake with deep depth source did not pose an immediate threat to the region.