A series of earthquakes swept across the Asia-Pacific region

Ring of Fire shook in several places, according meteonova.
According to the Australian National Seismological Service, the epicenter located in several places in western Indonesia, the archipelago of Tonga (Polynesia) and in New Zealand. An earthquake measuring 5.0 occurred today on the island of Tioman (North Sumatra). The epicenter of tremors that were felt in a radius of 169 km, is 50 km to the south of the Salang at a depth of 35 km. Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet. Experts estimate that a tsunami is unlikely. Similar in strength 5.0-magnitude earthquake occurred in the area of the archipelago of Tonga. Its epicenter was 214 kilometers south-east of Tonga — Nuku'alofa. Hearth lies at a depth of 88 km. No casualties or damage were reported. According to the Seismological Service of New Zealand, the first tremors of magnitude 3.1 were recorded in 20 km to the south-west of Christchurch — center lies at a depth of 5 km. Then an earthquake of magnitude 4.0, 4.7 and 3.4 were recorded in the same area — center lies at a depth of 5, 11 and 12 km respectively. No casualties or damage have been reported yet. Tonga Islands, neighboring Vanuatu, Fiji, Kermadec involve vast underwater plateau, stretching from the coast of South America to New Zealand and Antarctica. Its edges are trenches, bridge the belt of volcanic mountains that frame the ocean. Within the Pacific Ring of Fire that are longer than 40 thousand km are constant earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, including underwater

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