No Tsunami Threat for Earthquake 4:54am 7th Oct 2021 Near Samoa

No tsunami threat for Samoa

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Second earthquake recorded near Samoa in the past 7 days.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on the Richter scale was felt near Samoa at 4:54am Thursday 7 October 2021.

The Samoa Meteorological Services issued a bulletin a few minutes later confirming it was 10km in depth and a distance of 190.71 km South-West of Apia.

Orange: earthquake recorded 2nd Oct 2021, Yellow: earthquake 4:54am Thurs 7 Oct 2021.

EQ.MAG:5.80
DEPTH:10.00 km
REGION:Samoa
DATE/TIME:2021-10-07 04:54am Samoan local time
DIST.FROM APIA:190.71 km – South-West

There was No Tsunami Threat for Samoa, confirms Samoa Meteorological Services. 

The earthquake is the second recorded for Samoa in the past 7 days. An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded at 3.24am Saturday morning, 2nd October 2021. It was 10km in depth and a distance of about 140km from Apia.

Earthquake 5.7 recorded Saturday morning 2 Oct 2021 at 3.24am.