Another Shake is Felt 9:27am as Tsunami WATCH is Cancelled and Threat Announced as Over

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As the Samoa Meteorological Services decreased the Tsunami Alert from TSUNAMI ADVISORY to TSUNAMI WATCH following the 8:24am 6.7M earthquake, another shake is felt at 9:27am.

The 9.27am Earthquake is reported by USGS (US Geological Survey) and Hawaii earthquake centre as a 4.9 magnitude on the Reichter Scale.

The Samoa Meteorological Services at 9:45am declared the threat is over and the Tsunami WATCH is CANCELLED as published below:

The 4 level alerts for Samoa

TSUNAMI WATCH CANCELLATION from SAMOA METEOROLOGY DIVISION. SPECIAL TSUNAMI BULLETIN 03

ISSUED AT: 09:45 AM 

DATE: Monday 5th December 2022

It is advised that it is now safe as the threat is over.

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FAALEAOGAINA O LE NOFO SAUNIUNI MO SE SUNAMI. OFISA VAAI TAU SAMOA. PULETINI FAAPITOA MO SUNAMI NUMERA 03

FAAMAUINA ILE ITULA E: 09:45 i le taeao nei 

ASO: Gafua 5 Tesema, 2022.

O le NOFO SAUNIUNI MO SE SUNAMI mo SAMOA ua FAA-LE-AOGAINA nei.

This latest shake felt ar 9:27am is the 5th earthquake felt in Samoa in the past 48 hours…

1) 2:55pm Sat 3rd Dec – Earthquake 4.6M

2) 8:04pm Sat 3rd Dec – Earthquake 2.8M

3) 12:50am early Sun 4th Dec – Earthquake 4.0M

4) 8:24am Mon 5th Dec – Earthquake 6.8M

5) 9:27am Mon 5th Dec – Earthquake 4.9M

As of this report being published 9:59am, the latest earthquake of 4.9M at 9:37am has not yet been announced by Samoa Met.

4.6M at 2:55pm Saturday 3rd Dec 2022
2.8M at 8:04pm Saturday 3rd Dec 2022
4.0M at 12:50am early Monday morning 5th Dec 2022
6.8M shook for close to 40 seconds, 8:24am Mon 5th Dec 2022.
Threat taken down to WATCH from ADVISORY. Magnitude of earthquake updated from 6.4 to 6.8

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