6.5 magnitude offshore earthquake hits Lakeba, poses no threat

A 6.5 magnitude offshore earthquake occurred north north-west (38 km) Tubou, Lakeba in the  Lau Group today, however posed no threat to the Fiji region.

According to the Seismology Unit of Fiji’s Mineral Resources Department, the strong earthquake had deep depth source occurred at about 09:25AM local time.

*For further information’s and queries you are advised to contact the Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources Department on landline 3381611, mobile 9906165 or fax 3370039/3383910.

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