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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes Pangai, Tonga - USGS

Workers clean up an oil spill following an underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga, in Ancon, Peru January 25, 2022.
Workers clean up an oil spill following an underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga, in Ancon, Peru January 25, 2022.
Image: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck about 219 km (136.1 miles)west-northwest of Pangai, Tonga, on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

The earthquake was at a depth of 14.5 km, the USGS said.


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