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A 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Tonga region

Image Credit: EMSC

Minutes ago we received reports of a 7.5-magnitude earthquake 130 miles from Tonga region at a depth of 33km.

The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.

Thr Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre issued a tsunami advisory for American Samoa, Tonga and Niue.

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