5.8 mag quake recorded in Ono-i-Lau region

The map showing the epicentre of the earthquake that was recorded in the Ono-i-Lau region this morning. Picture: SUPPLIED

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.

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