Beijing, Jan 27: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 jolted 225 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga at 06.40 GMT on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 4.17 km, was initially determined to be at 19.0681 degrees south latitude and 176.3494 degrees west longitude, Xinhua news agency reported.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jan 27, 2022 02:47 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website