No Tsunami Threat: Earthquake 5.5M at 5:19am Tues 6th December 2022

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From Samoa Meteorological Services

FELT EARTHQUAKE BULLETIN ISSUED

EQ.MAG:5.50

DEPTH:10.00 km

REGION:Samoa

DATE/TIME: Tuesday 6 Dec 2022 5:19am Samoan local time

DIST.FROM APIA: 198.41 km South-West

The Samoa Met Office confirms: There is No Tsunami Threat to Samoa from this earthquake.

This is the second earthquake in two hours.

The USGS records an earthquake magnitude 5.3 at 3:21am, just two hours prior to the felt earthquake reported here.

Earthquake Magnitude 5.3 Reported by USGS