5.6 magnitude earthquake recorded in Lau region

The map showing the epicentre of the 5.6 magnitude earthquake that was recorded in the Lau region on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Picture: SUPPLIED

A 5.6 MAGNITUDE offshore earthquake was recorded in the Lau region this afternoon.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 568.4km at 3:45pm.

The seismic activity was registered at 44km Northeast from Tubou, Lakeba, 271km Southeast from Labasa, and 320km East-Southeast from Suva.

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

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