5.8 mag quake recorded in Ono-i-Lau region
31 May, 2019, 1:18 pm
A 5.8 MAGNITUDE earthquake was recorded in the Ono-i-Lau region early this morning.
The seismic activity that occurred at 3.38am was located 291km Southeast from Doi Village, Ono-i-Lau; 473 South-Southeast from Tubou Village in Lakeba; and 684km Southeast from Suva.
The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department stated the earthquake occurred at a depth of 185km.
The department stated the moderate earthquake with deep depth source did not pose an immediate threat to the region.