WORLD 5.8-magnitude quake hits 209 km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga: USGS

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5.8-magnitude quake hits 209 km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga: USGS

Xinhua

22:13, June 17, 2021

Photo: CGTN

HONG KONG, June 17 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 jolted 209 km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga at 13:41:05 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 56.0 km, was initially determined to be at 16.984 degrees south latitude and 172.155 degrees west longitude.

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