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M 6.1 in Tonga Islands on 08 Oct 2017 14:04 UTC
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Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes under sea off Tonga
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 05:11:00 +0200   trust (en)

LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude struck under the sea 170km (105 miles) west of Neiafu in Tonga at 1404 GMT on Sunday, at a depth of 10km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The survey revised down an initial reading of 6.4. There was no tsunami warning in effect from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Tonga: USGS Oct 08, 2017
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 04:43:00 +0200   geo-tv (en)

SYDNEY: A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific nation of Tonga Monday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake was shallow, striking 154 kilometres (95 miles) northwest of the village of Pangai, the administrative....

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No tsunami warning after Tonga quake
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 04:29:00 +0200   rnzi (en)

A magnitude-6.1 earthquake of has struck under the sea 170km west of Neiafu in Tonga . The US Geological Survey said the quake in the early hours of this morning was about 10km deep. The survey revised down an initial reading of 6.4. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami warning.

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Powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes off Tongan coast
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 04:21:00 +0200   tvnz (en)

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck under the sea near Tonga . The quake was located 170km west of the island at a depth of 10km, according to the US Geological Survey. The earthquake struck in the early hours of the morning, Reuters reported. There was no tsunami warning or any reports of damage on the island.

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6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes off Tonga
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 20:16:00 +0200   dnaindia (en)

The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake was shallow, striking 154 kilometres (95 miles) northwest of the village of Pangai. A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific nation of Tonga , US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.

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6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Tonga: USGS
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 19:35:00 +0200   business-standard (en)

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific nation of Tonga , US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake was shallow, striking 154 kilometres (95 miles) northwest of the village of Pangai, the administrative capital of the Ha'apai group of islands in central Tonga.

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Un cutremur cu magnitudinea 6,1 a avut loc in Oceanul Pacific, aproape de Tonga
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 19:24:00 +0200   ziarero (ro)

. Sursa, autor: Hotnews , Hotnews. Vizualizări: 14. Voturi: 0. Un cutremur cu magnitudinea de 6,1 a avut loc, duminica, in Oceanul Pacific, la 170 de kilometri de orasul Neiafu din Tonga , la o adancime de 10 km, potrivit Centrului pentru Cutremure din SUA, relateaza Reuters.

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6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Tonga: USGS
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 18:38:00 +0200   TheFrontierPost-en (en)

SYDNEY (AFP): A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific nation of Tonga Monday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake was shallow, striking 154 kilometres (95 miles) northwest of the village of Pangai, the....

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Terremoto a Tonga: scossa di magnitudo 6.1 al largo della costa
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 18:38:00 +0200   zazoom (it)

(Di domenica 8 ottobre 2017) Un Terremoto di magnitudo 6.1 ha colpito sotto il mare a 170 chilometri a ovest della costa di Neiafu, a Tonga , a una profondità di 10 chilometri. Lo ha riferito l’istituto sismologico statunitense. Nessun allarme tsunami è stato emesso dal Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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Un seism cu magnitudinea 6,1 s-a produs în Tonga
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 18:32:00 +0200   realitatea (ro)

Un seism cu magnitudinea 6,1 s-a produs la o distanță de 170 de kilometri vest în raport cu Neiafu, un oraș din statul insular Tonga , duminică, la ora 14.04 GMT, la adâncimea de 10 kilometri. Aceeași organizație americană a revizuit în scădere intensitatea cutremurului, după ce, inițial, anunțase....

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Un seism cu magnitudinea 6,1 s-a produs în Tonga
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 18:28:00 +0200   romaniatv (ro)

Publicat: (acum 28 min) // Actualizat: (acum 28 min) // Sursa: Autor: Iulian Tudor Un seism cu magnitudinea 6,1 s-a produs la o distanță de 170 de kilometri vest în raport cu Neiafu, un oraș din statul insular Tonga , duminică, la ora 14.04 GMT, la adâncimea de 10 kilometri, potrivit U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), informează Reuters.

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6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Tonga
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 18:19:00 +0200   channelnewsasia (en)

SYDNEY: A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific nation of Tonga on Monday (Oct 9), US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake was shallow, striking 154 kilometres northwest of the village of Pangai, the administrative....

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Magnitude-6.1 quake strikes under sea off Tonga; no tsunami warning
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 17:55:00 +0200   Stuff (en)

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck under the sea off Tonga , according to the US Geological Survey. It was centred 170km west of Neiafu, and struck at 2.04am on Monday (NZ Time). The survey revised down an initial reading of 6.4. There was no tsunami warning in effect from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.

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Huge earthquake rattles Tonga - Pacific Ring of Fire on alert
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 17:53:00 +0200   express (en)

EMSC Joey Millar Tonga has been hit by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake Tonga was hit by the earthquake at 3.04am local time (3.04pm BST). Damage or injuries have not yet been confirmed on the Pacific nation, which is made up of 169 islands . No tsunami warnings are currently in alert, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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Un seism cu magnitudinea 6,1 s-a produs în Tonga
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 17:52:00 +0200   agerpres (ro)

duminică, 8 Oct 2017, 18:20 17 afişări Mediu Un seism cu magnitudinea 6,1 s-a produs la o distanță de 170 de kilometri vest în raport cu Neiafu, un oraș din statul insular Tonga , duminică, la ora 14.04 GMT, la adâncimea de 10 kilometri, potrivit U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), informează Reuters.

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes off Tonga
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 17:51:00 +0200   smh (en)

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck under the sea 170km west of Neiafu in Tonga at a depth of 10km, according to the US Geological Survey. The survey revised down an initial reading of 6.4. The quake struck in the early hours of Monday Sydney time. There was no tsunami warning in effect from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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Terremoto a Tonga / Scossa di magnitudo 6.1 nell'arcipelago dell'Oceano Pacifico (oggi 8 ottobre 2017)
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 17:50:00 +0200   zazoom (it)

(Di domenica 8 ottobre 2017) Terremoto a Tonga Scossa di magnitudo 6.1 nell arcipelago dell Oceano Pacifico oggi , 8 ottobre 2017. Le ultime notizie sul sisma: nessun allerta tsunami(Pubblicato il Sun, 08 Oct 2017 17:00:00 GMT) : #RMCNEWS #Tonga: terremoto di magnitudo 6,4 nell'arcipelago del Pacifico.

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Terremoto a Tonga: scossa di magnitudo 6.1 al largo della costa
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 17:47:00 +0200   meteoweb (it)

8 ottobre 2017 - 17:42 Antonella Petris Un terremoto di magnitudo 6.1 ha colpito sotto il mare a 170 chilometri a ovest della costa di Neiafu, a Tonga , a una profondità di 10 chilometri. Lo ha riferito l’istituto sismologico statunitense. Nessun allarme tsunami è stato emesso dal Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes off Tonga
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 17:43:00 +0200   theage (en)

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck under the sea 170km west of Neiafu in Tonga at a depth of 10km, according to the US Geological Survey. The survey revised down an initial reading of 6.4. The quake struck in the early hours of Monday Sydney time. There was no tsunami warning in effect from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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Earthquake with magnitude 6.1 strikes off Tonga
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 17:43:00 +0200   watoday (en)

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck under the sea 170km west of Neiafu in Tonga at a depth of 10km, according to the US Geological Survey. The survey revised down an initial reading of 6.4. The quake struck in the early hours of Monday Sydney time. There was no tsunami warning in effect from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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