6.0-mag­ni­tude quake hits Tonga

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A 6.0-mag­ni­tude earth­quake struck off the Pa­cific na­tion of Tonga, Amer­i­can seis­mol­o­gists said, but no tsunami warn­ing was is­sued. The US Ge­o­log­i­cal Sur­vey said the quake was shal­low, strik­ing 140 kilo­me­tres from the town of Hi­hifo. A sec­ond 5.5-mag­ni­tude quake struck shortly af­ter­ward in the sea 110 kilo­me­tres from Hi­hifo on July 10.

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