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Quake measuring 6.3 hits area northwest of Tonga – USGS

There are no reports of casualties as a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area about 200 km northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga on Sunday.

FILE: A seismograph takes readings of an earthquake. Picture: AFP

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area about 200 kms (125 miles) northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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