Seismic activity: 5.0 magnitude earthquake recorded near Matokana
31 October, 2020, 5:22 pm
A 5.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Ono-i-Lau region this afternoon.
The earthquake occurred at 1.44pm, according to the Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources department.
The seismic activity was recorded 317km South-southwest from Matokana Village in Ono—Lau, 557km Southeast from Vunisea in Kadavu, and 6344km Southeast from Suva.
The earthquake occurred at a depth of 546km.
The department stated that this seismic activity did not pose any immediate tsunami threat to the region.