Earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude strikes off Tonga – USGS


SYDNEY (Reuters) – An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck off the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake, at a depth of 97 km (60 miles), was located 180 km (112 miles) south-southwest of Neita in Tonga. No tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the quake. (Reporting by Michael Perry; Editing by Paul Tait)



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