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No damage recorded in Ha’ano and Neiafu from the earthquake

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 08/04/2019

An earthquake struck the Kingdom this morning between Neiafu, Vava’u and Ha’ano Ha’apai at 8o’clock this morning.

The earthquake struck at a magnitude of 5.2 and was at a depth of 19.7 km deep and was felt by those in Ha’ano and Neiafu.

No damage was recorded.

However, Tonga’s Geologist – Taniela Kula says the public should not panic as the magnitude of the earthquake is not likely to cause a tsunami.

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