An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck the Tonga Islands

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 with an epicenter at a depth of 104 km occurred in the area of ​​a seismic anomaly in the triangle where the Australian and Pacific tectonic plates converge and which has already been the source of many powerful earthquakes earlier this year.

Places nearby

Ohonua, ʻEua, Tonga
985 km (612.1 mi) N Population: 1,241
Nuku’alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga
1003 km (623.2 mi) N Population: 22,400
Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
1,063.6 km (660.9 mi) SSW Population: 18,602
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
1,066.6 km (662.8 mi) SW Population: 50,900
Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand
1,079.1 km (670.5 mi) SSW Population: 34,274

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