5.5 mag earthquake recorded in the Ono-i-Lau region

The map showing the epicentre of the 5.5 magnitude earthquake that occurred in the Ono-i-Lau region this morning. Picture: SUPPLIED

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Ono-i-Lau region this morning.

The seismic activity that occurred at 10:35am was recorded 37 km NE from, Doi village, Ono-i-Lau, 380 km SE from Vunisea, Kadavu and 426 km SE from Suva, Fiji.

The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department stated that the earthquake occurred with a deep depth of 37 km NorthEast from Doi village, Ono-i-Lau and does not pose any immediate tsunami threat to the region.

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