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No Damage or Casualties Reported From Tonga Earthquake

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported that all its missionaries were accounted for in Tonga after Thursday morning’s earthquake (Wednesday, U.S. time) 90 miles off the Tongan coast. The Church has received no reports of other member deaths or injuries.

The temple in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, did not sustain any damage. While reports are incomplete, there have been no reports of damage to other Church buildings.

There are approximately 52,000 members of the Church in Tonga comprising 161 congregations.

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