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5.4 quake hits Tonga

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted Tonga on Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

world Updated: Apr 02, 2012 09:46 IST

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted Tonga on Saturday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The temblor that hit at 1706 GMT had its epicentre at a depth of about 123 km, Xinhua reported. It was initially determined to be at 20.1551 degrees south latitude and 174.7745 degrees west longitude.