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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was no tsunami threat for Tonga following a powerful earthquake east of the Fiji islands this morning, the Tonga Meteorological Office advised. The earthquake has been rated by Global tectonic reports among the largest deep focus earthquakes ever observed and was one of ten earthquakes over M 4.3 in the region today.
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Saturday 25 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An earthquake magnitude of 6.6 or 6.9 was felt as a short shake in the Tongan capital at 6:29 am today. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center advised that there is no tsunami warning advisory or threat, due to the depth of the earthquake at 259 miles.
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Tuesday 16 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A short tremor was felt in Tongatapu tonight at around 4:03 am. The M 5.7 earthquake rattled houses and woke people, who stayed indoors sheltering from the gale force winds and heavy rains brought to Tonga overnight by Tropical Cyclone Winston - an unusual cyclone that is worrying weather experts because it is moving north.
Monday 30 March 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A cluster of three large earthquakes were reported between Niuatoputapu and Samoa this evening between 8:56pm and 9:48pm - measuring 6.8, 6.4 and 5.6 magnitude.
Tuesday 1 July 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 6.4 magnitude underwater earthquake struck 197 kilometres northwest of Niuatoputapu early Monday morning at 3:52 AM, triggering a tsunami warning that was later cancelled.
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Sunday 3 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A M6.4 earthquake rattled Vava'u, in northern Tonga at 7:53am this morning, November 3, but no damage has been reported.
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Wednesday 14 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A short, strong earthquake rattled wooden buildings in Nuku'alofa, Tonga at 12:24pm today, November 14. Officers at the Tonga Met. office, confirmed that they also felt the shake at Fua'amotu Airport at 12:24 pm. Meanwhile, the USGS website reports that a 5.4m earthquake was centred 75km west of Havelu, Tonga at 21.049S and 175.932 W at a depth of 34.1 km at UTC 23:23:50.
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Thursday 3 November 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Seismic Network for Earthquake Observation in Tonga was launched yesterday at the Tonga government's Geological Services Unit at Vaololoa, Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 23 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A strong, shallow 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook Tonga's northern Niuafo'ou island shortly after noon. No tsunami reports have been issued at this time.
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Thursday 7 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa had a sleepy day today with government schools and the central market closed and few people returning to work, following this morning's tsunami alert and warning for Tonga.
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Tuesday 6 February 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The capital Nuku'alofa was jolted by 5.7 magnitude earthquakes just before mid-night last night, January 5, the first earthquake to be felt at the capital this year.
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