6.4 quake strikes off Tonga

Last updated 07:16 30/06/2014

Relevant offers

South Pacific

Ferry capsizes off Fijian capital Suva Idyllic island life on Tanna Island shattered by killing Burning humanity's poo could yield billions Alec Cooke, the 'Evil Knievel' of big-wave surfing, vanishes Russia thwarts plan for Antarctic ocean sanctuary, China on board Kiwi rescue centre helps save 36 people from stricken ship in Pacific Ocean Kiwi nuclear testing vets were not exposed to harmful radiation - report Huge El Nino spreading worldwide weather mayhem Vanuatu's 7.3 earthquake registers in New Zealand El Nino's impact stretches wide, threatening food supplies in Papua New Guinea

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.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content