Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Fiji region

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Fiji region

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Fiji region at 23:35 UTC on May 7, 2021, at a depth of 384 km (238 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 392 km (243 miles). The epicenter was located 344 km (214 miles) WNW of Pangai, Tonga, and 426 km…

Landslide causes water supply disruption in greater Suva-Nasinu area, FIji

Landslide causes water supply disruption in greater Suva-Nasinu area, FIji

The greater Suva-Nasinu area is experiencing water disruptions after a massive landslide at the inlet to the Wainibuku Reservoir on May 2 dislocated pipelines. Although water is being progressively restored, repairs and recovery are still ongoing and will continue…

Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Fiji region

Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Fiji region

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit the Fiji region at 00:23 UTC on April 24, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 290 km (180 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 273 km (169 miles). The epicenter was located about 220 km (137 miles)…

Warnings in place ahead of Tropical Cyclone “Ana” landfall, Fiji

Warnings in place ahead of Tropical Cyclone “Ana” landfall, Fiji

Tropical Storm "Ana" formed late January 29, 2021 west of Fiji as the third named storm of the 2020/21 South Pacific cyclone season. The system is expected to make landfall over Ra Province on Sunday morning (LT), January 31, and slow down as it moves over…

Tropical depression near Fiji to intensify into a tropical cyclone

Tropical depression near Fiji to intensify into a tropical cyclone

Tropical depression 05F developed near Fiji on January 28, 2021, and is forecast to slowly track towards Fiji over the next 24 hours and develop into a tropical cyclone Category 1 on January 30, affecting the Fiji Group. At 06:00 UTC on January 29, the center of…

Tropical Cyclone “Yasa” expected to make landfall over Viti Levu, Fiji

Tropical Cyclone “Yasa” expected to make landfall over Viti Levu, Fiji

Tropical Cyclone "Yasa" formed on December 12, 2020, as the first named storm of the 2020/21 South Pacific Ocean cyclone season. The current forecast track takes Yasa over Viti Levu, Fiji on December 17, with maximum sustained winds between 165 km/h (100…