M6.0 earthquake hits Tonga after period without powerful seismic activity

After a few days already without powerful quakes, a M6.0 earthquake hits Tonga.

The shallow earthquake hit Tonga at 12:00 UTC on October 18, 2017 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

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M6.0 earthquake hits Tonga on October 18, 2017.via USGS

There are no current tsunami warnings, watches or advisories in effect.

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