Earthquake hits near Tonga

Last updated 12:28 20/02/2013
tonga quake
US Geological Survey
TONGA QUAKE: The location pinpointed on a USGS map.

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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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