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To Tonga approaching tropical cyclone

To Tonga approaching tropical cyclone Natural Disasters

Tropical Cyclone Jasmine keeps former strength, moving in a south-easterly direction along the southern Pacific Ocean. After the hurricane unleashed on the island of Vanuatu, gale force winds, his eye took on a more clean-cut, and increased to 111 km in diameter.

Fig. Tropical cyclone track Jasmine

By the morning of February 10 Jasmine still retained the first category of risk, creating winds of 139 km / h The cyclone was located at 880 km south-south-west of Nadi, on-

Fiji Islands between 25,8 ° S and 173,3 ° E

In the evening on

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Earthquake in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean

Earthquake in Tonga in the Pacific Natural Disasters

As the website of the U.S. Geological Survey, on Saturday, there was a strong earthquake of magnitude 5.7 in the Tonga Islands. The epicenter of tremors recorded in Saturday 10.58 MSK., Located 97 km north-east of the city Ohonua, the capital of the island of Eua and 111 km from the capital of Tonga — Nukualofa city, at a depth of 10 km.

No threat of a tsunami. No injuries or damage were reported.

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6.0 earthquake off the coast of Tonga

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31.01.11. Tonga, an earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 06:03 GMT. Hypocenter lies at a depth of 68.60 km.

The epicenter was located at coordinates 21.94 degrees south latitude and 175.51 degrees west longitude. So far no information about human casualties or material damage.

China Radio International

Magnitude mb 6.0 Region TONGA Date time 2011-01-31 06:03:19.0 UTC Location 21.90 S; 175.50 W Depth of 10 km Removal of 760 km SE Suva (pop 199,455; local time 18:03:19.7 2011-01-31) 89 km S Nuku'alofa

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Dying volcanoes reduced by earthquakes

One of the largest depressions in the earth's crust is slowly consuming undersea volcanoes and to the surprise of geologists seem to reduce the risk of earthquakes.

Tonga Trench is a zone of fractures between Tonga and Samoa. It moved west Pacific plate creeps under the Indo-Australian Plate.

Geologists tend to think that the destruction of the giant volcanoes along a subduction zone should lead to increased earthquakes, but Tony Watts of Oxford University (UK) and his colleagues noticed that in recent times the opposite happens. Where the dying of a huge volcano, Tonga Trench is surprisingly calm

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the Tonga Islands in the Pacific Ocean

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the Pacific Ocean on Friday night in the Tonga Islands in Polynesia, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in 12.07 local time (03.07 MSK), was located at 174 km north-west of the city Hihifu islands of Tonga. Tremors have been recorded at a depth of 8.6 kilometers.

No injuries or damage were reported. No threat of a tsunami.

Source: RIA "Novosti".

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Close to New Zealand was a strong earthquake

Earthquake

A powerful earthquake struck the islands of Tonga. Photo rashidfaridi.wordpress.com

12.03.11.Na Tonga March 12, an earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude on the Richter scale. It is reported Xinhua citing U.S. Geological Survey.

 

The epicenter was located in the south-western Pacific Ocean 218 kilometers south-east of Tonga — Nuku'alofa. Hearth lies at a depth of 27 kilometers, the ITAR-TASS referring to the Australian Seismological Service. Tremors were felt in a radius of 307 kilometers. About the victims and the victims is still unknown.

Polynesian nation of Tonga is a cluster of volcanic and coral islands in the South

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5.3 earthquake in Tonga

Earthquake

* 1/27/11. * An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale occurred on Thursday near the Tonga Islands in the Pacific, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in 13.59 local time (03.59 MSK), located 90 kilometers north-east of the village Hihifo (Hihifo). Tremors have been recorded at a depth of 21.8 kilometers.

On the possible victims, casualties or damage were reported. No threat of a tsunami, RIA "Novosti".

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred in the Tonga Islands in the Pacific Ocean

6.0 magnitude earthquake recorded on Monday in the Tonga Islands in the Pacific Ocean, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of tremors recorded in 19.03 local time (03.09 MSK), located at 93 km south-west of the capital city of the Kingdom of Tonga, Nuku'alofa. The earthquake lies at a depth of 68.6 kilometers.

On the possible victims, casualties or damage were reported. The threat of a tsunami no information.

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In Tonga, an earthquake of magnitude 6.1

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Wellington, Feb. 13 / Xinhua / — According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific, February 12 at 17:57 UTC an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 on the Richter scale. Reports of casualties or property damage have been reported yet.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located 55 km north-west of the capital Nukualofa Tonga. The earthquake lies at a depth of 81 km.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, based in Hawaii, until the tsunami warning was read.

 

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred in the Tonga Islands in the Pacific Ocean

Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean near the Tonga Islands, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in Saturday 23.08 local time (14.08 MSK), located at 78 kilometers to the west of the second largest city on the islands of Tonga Neiafu. Hearth tremors occur at depths 129 km.

No injuries or damage were reported. According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (Pacific Tsunami Warning Center), the threat of a tsunami from the earthquake there.

Source: RIA Novosti.

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