Earthquake shakes Tonga and East Timor
A 6.1 MAGNITUDE earthquake struck 135 kilometers north of East Timor this morning after Tonga was also rocked by a moderate tremor.
The US Geological Survey (USGS) reported no immediate reports of damage after the quake struck at 12:44am local time at a depth of 20.6 kilometres.
East Timor sits on the Pacific "Ring of Fire", where the meeting of continental plates frequently causes seismic activity and powerful earthquakes.
SOURCE: THE AUSTRALIAN