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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