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'Magnitude 6.0 quake northeast of Tonga capital'

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck northeast of the capital of the Pacific island nation of Tonga today, the US Geological Survey said.

world Updated: Oct 09, 2011 14:59 IST
Reuters

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck northeast of the capital of the Pacific island nation of Tonga on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.



The quake was located 137 miles east-northeast of Nuku'Alofa at a depth of 12.2 miles, the survey said.

First Published: Oct 08, 2011 14:53 IST