USGS: 6.0-magnitude earthquake hits near shores of Samoa

  22 October 2019    Read: 1139
USGS: 6.0-magnitude earthquake hits near shores of Samoa

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), a 6.0-magnitude tremor struck off Samoa Tuesday morning, Azvision.az reports citing Sputnik.

The epicentre of the quake is located at a depth of 89 kilometres (55 miles), about 169 km (105 miles) southwest of the capital city of Apia.

There are no official reports on casualties at the moment, and the authorities haven't issued a tsunami alert.


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