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No tsunami from earthquake near Tonga

By Associated Press

LAST UPDATED: 03:34 a.m. HST, May 12, 2013

DENVER >> A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has hit the Pacific island nation of Tonga, but no tsunami warning was issued.

The U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says the quake hit shortly after 10:46 a.m. Saturday Hawaii time.

The quake struck 218 miles northwest of the capital, Nuku'alofa. It occurred 127 miles below the surface.

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Hawaiians wrote:
I'm so thankful I don't have to evacuate right now...
on May 11,2013 | 04:13PM
SteveToo wrote:
That's good last time had Beer Fest at Paradise Cove had to leave early because of Tsuname Warning. Would be something else if it happened again. LOL
on May 11,2013 | 05:28PM
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