5.3 mag earthquake in Solomon region
18 March, 2018, 4:52 pm
Update: 4:52PM A MODERATE size earthquake with a deep depth source location occurred in the Solomon Islands region this afternoon.
Mineral Resources Department’s Seismology Unit confirmed that the does not pose
any threat to Fiji.
to a release by the department the 5.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at a depth
of 143 kilometres at 4:22pm.
was an inland earthquake that occurred 1010km Northwest from Arawa in Solomon
Islands; 954km Northeast from Port Moresby, PNG and 2910km Northwest from Suva.