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:
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.
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.