An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck within the sea about 207 kilometers (128.6 miles) east of south-east Neiafu, Tonga, america Geological Survey (USGS) stated Friday.
A tsunami advisory was issued for American Samoa, based on the Pacific Tsunami Warning Middle (PTWC). Hazardous tsunami waves from the earthquake are doable inside 300 kilometers of the epicenter alongside the coasts of Niue and Tonga, it added.
The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers, the USGS stated.
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Carry on studying: Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes Tonga area, tsunami warnings issued