5.4 mag quake recorded in Fiji region

The map showing the epicentre of the 5.4 magnitude earthquake that was recorded in the Fiji region yesterday afternoon. Picture: SUPPLIED

A 5.4 MAGNITUDE earthquake was recorded in the Fiji region yesterday, occuring at a 10km depth.

The seismic activity occurred at 3.32pm, and was located 317km East from Labasa, 256km East-northeast from Somosomo in Taveuni, and 467km Northeast from Suva.

The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department said moderate quake occurred at a shallow depth.

However, it stated that that did not pose any immediate threat to the region.

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