Tonga earthquake 2013: 7.4 quake hits South Pacific
A large earthquake struck the south Pacific Thursday afternoon.
The magnitude-7.4 earthquake struck about 175 miles southwest of the island of Tonga and about 450 miles southeast of Fiji.
The quake originated at a depth of 106.5 miles.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says that a tsunami was not generated by the earthquake.
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