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NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga -- A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the South Pacific nation of Tonga during a simulated tsunami warning drill Wednesday.
There were no reported casualties or damage.
It was the latest in a series of quakes to hit the Pacific Ocean as about 20 nations took part in tests of a tsunami warning system.
Data provided by: BEO BUC GFZ LDG LJU MAD NEIC NEWS SED ZAMG
Latitude = 37.98 N
Longitude = 42.49 E
Origin Time = 03:48:38.1 (UTC)
Depth = 46 Km
RMS = 0.94 sec
Gap = 124 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 9.0 Km
- Semi minor = 5.8 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 155 degrees
Number of data used = 151