Moderate earthquake rattles Tonga

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake has been felt across Tongatapu island this evening. reports the quake struck at depth 257 km hypocentre.

There were no reports of damage or tsunami alert.

The quake was reported on Facebook with many saying “another quake” implying the quake occured after the 5.7 magnitute earthquake that jolted the kingdom on Tuesday.

That quake strongly hit waking many people up at about 4.02am.


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