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Felt Earthquake Bulletin: 4.6M, No Tsunami Threat to Samoa

The Samoa Meterological Services has issued a FELT EARTHQUAKE BULLETIN. An earthquake of MAG:4.6 and  DEPTH of 10 km was felt at 12:41pm Sunday 3rd October 2022 local time. The earthquake was 143km South South-West of Samoa. “There is NO Tsunami Threat for Samoa from this Earthquake”. Earthquake Track have recorded the following earthquake activities near Samoa: […]

TD03 Located 300km South South West of Faleaseela

Hurricane Ian Causes Devastation in Florida

Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Category 4 storm on Florida’s southwestern coast on Wednesday afternoon (Thurs morning Pacific time), with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane made landfall as a Category 4 storm, with winds approaching Category 5 status. The National Weather Service said […]

PM on Climate Finance: Some Remain Vague, Disinterested and Uncommitted

NUS Welding Students Restore Rusted Manholes to Ensure Safety of Pedestrians

Pedestrians walking along the seawall at the back of the newly opened Friendship Park and playgrounds would have noticed the rusty manholes, so damaged that an adult foot or a small child could easily have fallen through. The NUS Vice Chancellor  Professor Aiono is said to have taken that walk with his friends and recognised […]

USP Promotes Cross-Cultural Learning Towards Solutions to Predicaments

JICA Scholarship Recipients to Help Advance Samoa’s Socio-Economic Development

JICA Scholarship Awards for 2022 have enrolled in unique areas of study that will help advance Samoa’s social and economic development in key areas of education, environment, health and policy formulation. There are two areas of scolarships. The “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Global Leaders Program, and the Clean Cities Program. Three women have been granted […]

We are Custodians of the Pacific Ocean

Samoa Met Services Explains Cooler Temperatures at Night

The Samoa Meteorological Services have issued an explanation of the cooler temperatures experienced over the last few nights. According to Samoa Met, the trend of overnight temperatures in the last two nights has been consistent with their expectations and forecast. Apia had a low of 21.7 degrees celcius on Monday night while Afiamalu dropped to […]

Tsunami Advisory for Samoa Cancelled – Public to Remain Cautious

American Samoa Authorities Say an Eruption like Tonga is “Extremely Unlikely” in Manu’a

An eruption like Hunga Tonga-Hunga in Haapai earlier this year is “extremely unlikely” according to American Samoa officials monitoring incidents of underwater volcanic activity reported by residents of Manu’a. The American Samoa Government activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Wednesday night in response to reports of underground earthquake activity felt by residents of Tā’u […]

TD10F Upgraded to Tropical Cyclone Wasi

World Oceans Day Celebrated at Mulifanua with Peace Corps Samoa and US Embassy Apia

The Peace Corps Samoa office and the U.S. Embassy Apia staff, together with the Mulifanua community celebrated World Oceans Day last week with a beach and seawall clean-up of the Fuailolo’o area. The 2022 theme for Worlds Oceans Day is – Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean, which highlights the importance of working together to […]

Nothing is Impossible – PM Addresses Convention on Climate Change