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South Pacific island nation Tonga reports 6.3 magnitude quake

Tonga, a Polynesian archipelago comprising 169 islands, is regularly hit by quakes, part of the geologically active Pacific Ring of Fire.


Devdiscourse news desk tonga Last Updated at 10-11-2018 14:53:20 IST Tonga
South Pacific island nation Tonga reports 6.3 magnitude quake
  • The quake struck 185 km (115 miles) east-northeast of the capital, Nuku'alofa, at a depth of 80.5 km (50 miles). (Image Credit: Twitter)

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeast coast of the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage.

The quake struck 185 km (115 miles) east-northeast of the capital, Nuku'alofa, at a depth of 80.5 km (50 miles).

Tonga, a Polynesian archipelago comprising 169 islands, is regularly hit by quakes, part of the geologically active Pacific Ring of Fire.

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