6.4 quake strikes off Tonga

Last updated 07:16 30/06/2014

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A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Tonga this morning.

The quake, which occurred at 3.52am NZT, was centred 197 kilometres northwest of Hihifo at a depth of 10km, the USGS reported.

No Pacific-wide damaging tsunami was expected following the quake, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre advised.

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