26 Jun 2017

6.3 earthquake hits northwest of Tonga

1:54 pm on 26 June 2017

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit northwest of Tonga early this morning.

Seismic Coda

Seismic Coda Photo: (By Ingo Wölbern using SeismicHandler, Public Domain)

The US Geological Survey reported the quake hit 200 km northwest of the Kingdom, at a depth of 40km at about 5.45am.

A spokesperson from Red Cross International said Tonga wasn't heavily affected and no damage or casualties were reported.

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