Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes northeast of Tonga

 khaleejtimes.com  11/10/2018 10:58:21 AM   Reuters /Tonga

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes northeast of Tonga

Reuters /Tonga

Filed on November 10, 2018

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeast coast of the South Pacific island nation of Tonga on Saturday, the US 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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