USGS: 6.1-magnitude earthquake hits Northwest off Pacific nation of Tonga

USGS: 6.1-magnitude earthquake hits Northwest off Pacific nation of Tonga
# 05 August 2019 15:20 (UTC +04:00)

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the northwest coast of the island nation of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean, according to the United States Geological Survey, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The agency reported that the tremor hit at a depth of 49 km, about 47 km northwest of the town of Neiafu.

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