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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Pacific Ocean – Tsunami Near Samoa

September 30, 2009

The NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii issued a bulletin cancelling its prior tsunami warning. The warning was based on a strong earthquake in the Samoa Islands region. Waves in excess of 5 feet were experienced in that region and the death toll there could reach 100. Smaller waves were observed elsewhere in the Pacific basin, little damage was reported outside of the Samoa Islands. (9/29/09).

(Source: Bryant’s Maritime News)



 
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