The Samoa Meteorological Service has confirmed an earthquake magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale was felt at 10:24pm on Sunday night, 5th December 2021.
The earthquake has been recorded by Samoa Met as being 10km in depth, and 179.41 km South West of Apia.
This is the 6th earthquake in the past 30 days felt for Samoa.
The last earthquake was recorded by Samoa Met at 9:06pm Wednesday 01st December 2021. That earthquake was of magnitude 4.0 on the Richter scale,10km in depth, and 198.41 kilometers South West of Apia.
There have been a total of 16 earthquakes in the past year or in the past 365 days felt near Samoa.
Samoa Meteorological Services Notice:
FELT EARTHQUAKE BULLETIN ISSUED
DATE/TIME:2021-12-05 10:24pm Samoan local time
DIST.FROM APIA:179.41 km – South-West
This Earthquake will not generate a Tsunami.