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6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred 286 km East From Labasa

6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred 286 km East From Labasa
August 19
18:10 2018

An 6.8 magnitude earthquake occurred this afternoon at 04:28:59 PM, local time, 286 km E from Labasa, Fiji (IRD/ORSNET)

A strong event with deep depth source location occurred 286 km E from Labasa.

However, it does not pose any immediate threat to the Fiji region.

This serves as notification only and will keep monitoring for any further updates.

For further information’s and queries you are advised to contact the Seismology Unit of the Mineral

Resources Department on landline 3381611, mobile 9906165 or fax 3370039/3383910.

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