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3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred 10 km NNW from Wakaya.

3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Occurred 10 km NNW from Wakaya.
August 21
14:00 2018

An earthquake occurred midday today at 12:12:37 PM local time, 10 km NNW from Wakaya. (MRD/ /USGS)

A light earthquake with shallow depth source location occurred in the near Wakaya Island. Felt

reports were received from the Suva to Nausori corridor. 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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