Magnitude 6.0 earthquake at Niuatoputapu, Tonga

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake at Niuatoputapu, Tonga

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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake occur  20 km out of the Niuatoputapu coast, an island belonging to Tonga.  According to USGS epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) SSW of Hihifo, Tonga, 272 km (169 miles) N of Neiafu, Tonga and 346 km (214 miles) SW of APIA, Samoa (16.155°S, 173.799°W) at depth of 78.6 km (48.8 miles). There were no damage report and no tsunami warning issued.


Satellite map of the greater epicenter area


Niuatoputapu means sacred island.

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