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5.4-magnitude quake hits Tonga -- USGS

(Xinhua)

09:23, April 01, 2012

HONG KONG, April 1 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted Tonga at 17:06:43 GMT on Saturday, the U. S. Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 122.80 km, was initially determined to be at 20.1551 degrees south latitude and 174.7745 degrees west longitude.

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