5.2 mag quake recorded in Lau region

The map showing the epicentre of the 5.2 magnitude earthquake that was recorded in the Lau region this afternoon. Picture: SUPPLIED

A 5.2 MAGNITUDE earthquake was recorded in the Lau region earlier this afternoon.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 610km and was recorded 87.53km Northeast from Dakuiloa, Oneata, 103.27km Northeast from Tubou, Lakeba, and 368km East-Northeast from Suva.

No damage reports have been received, nor any indication by the Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources Department that it had received the same.

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

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