Lau earthquake no threat to Fiji

The map showing the epicentre of the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that occurred in the Fiji region last month. Picture: SUPPLIED

A 6.4 MAGNITUDE earthquake was recorded this morning in Ono-i-Lau, but did not pose any immediate threat to the Fiji region.

According to the Seismology Unit of Fiji’s Mineral Resources Department, the earthquake was registered at 09:11, 604km Southwest from Ono-i-Lau, 682km South from Matanuku, Kadavu and 799km South-Southwest from Suva.

The seismic activity was considered a strong size earthquake with deep depth source location.

The offshore earthquake did not pose any tsunami threat.

Meanwhile another seismic activity also occurred this morning at 01:10 at Waiqori on the island of Oneata in the Lau group.

The Unit said that the moderate earthquake also did not pose any threat to the group.

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