Earthquake measuring 5.7 hits 268 km south of Tonga in Pacific

By REUTERS
October 1, 2016 04:55

An earthquake in the South pacific measuring 5.7 magnitude struck 268 kilometres (166.53 miles) south of Nuku'alofa in the Polynesian state of Tonga, the US Geological Survey reported on Saturday.

USGS downgraded the magnitude, having initially estimated it at 6.1.


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