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Earthquake in Tonga

CNN reported that a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the South Pacific islands of Tonga Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, according to the Press Association.

The earthquake at 6:10 p.m. local time and was centred 94 miles south-east of the capital, Nuku'alofa, at a depth of 206 miles. Local residents said the quake did not knock items off of any shelves.

No tsunami is expected, according to the National Weather Service Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Tonga is made up of 171 islands, 48 of the those be inhabitable, and is located near the end of the Pacific "Ring of Fire."