Moderate 5.8 quake shakes Tonga
A moderate 5.8 quake hit off Tonga today but there were no immediate reports of damage in the South Pacific island nation.
Nuku`alofa: A moderate 5.8 quake hit off Tonga today, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no immediate reports of damage in the South Pacific
The quake struck at 2:27 am (1327 GMT today) 155 kilometres (95 miles) east-northeast of the capital Nuku`Alofa at a relatively shallow depth of 9.5 kilometres, the USGS
Tonga, almost 2,000 kilometres northeast of New Zealand, lies on the so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire", where continental plates collide causing frequent volcanic and
Nine people died in Tonga in an earthquake-triggered tsunami in October 2009 that also killed 143 people in Samoa.