5.2 magnitude earthquake recorded in Ono-i-Lau

The map showing the epicentre of the 5.2 magnitude earthquake that was recorded in the Lau region a little after 7pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Picture: SUPPLIED

A 5.2 MAGNITUDE earthquake was recorded in the Lau region earlier this evening.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 548km, recorded 360km Southwest from Doi Village in Ono-i-Lau, 621km West South-west from Nukualofa, Tonga and 575km South Southeast from the capital city Suva.

No damage reports have been received, nor any indication by the Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources Department that it had received the same.

The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources Department has assured that this seismic activity did not pose any immediate threat to the Fiji region.

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