Earthquake hits near Tonga

23:38, Feb 19 2013
tonga quake
TONGA QUAKE: The location pinpointed on a USGS map.

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake has rocked Tonga this morning.

The quake was 36 kilometres deep and struck 148km northeast of the town of Neiafu at 11.29am, according to the US Geological Survey website.  

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