Off the coast of the Kingdom of Tonga earthquake of a magnitude of 6.2

© Flickr / Matt KatzenbergerСейсмограф. Archival photoOff the coast of the Kingdom of Tonga earthquake of a magnitude of 6.2© Flickr / Matt Katzenberger

The earthquake of a magnitude of 6.2 occurred off the coast of the Kingdom of Tonga, according to the US Geological survey (USGS).

The quake was recorded at 08.33 UTC (11.33 GMT). The epicenter of earthquake was located 98 kilometers South-East of the city of Pangai the centre of the Haapai Islands. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Messages on victims, destructions and tsunami threat did not arrive.

Off the coast of the Kingdom of Tonga earthquake of a magnitude of 6.2© Infographical worst natural disasters of the XXI century

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