Earthquake felt in Tongatapu

Tongans have reported feeling a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck the eastern side of Tongatapu yesterday at 6.33pm.

It was centred about 175km east of ‘Ohonua, ‘Eua and 203 km east of Nuku’alofa.

Radio and Television Tonga news updates on Facebook says: “an earthquake, a bit shaky for several seconds”.

A commentator responded and said: "didn't even notice, cos i was on the road".

The Watchers website says “A strong and shallow earthquake measuring M6.0 on the Richter scale hit Tonga region on September 4, 2014”.  

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