5.6 magnitude earthquake in the Tonga Islands in the Pacific Ocean


MOSCOW, June 27 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred on Monday near the Tonga Islands in Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in 0030 on GMT (04.30 MSK), was located 125 kilometers to the south of the city Hihifu. Tremors have been recorded at a depth of 43.1 kilometers.

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

Source: RIA Novosti

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