Magnitude 8.0 – SAMOA ISLANDS REGION

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A Great Earthquake of Magnitude 8.0 occurred this afternoon, September 29, 2009 at 17:48:11 UTC in the Samoa Islands Region.  A significant local tsunami was generated.  The image is from my seismometer in Millersburg, Ohio, roughly 6960 miles away.

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One thought on “Magnitude 8.0 – SAMOA ISLANDS REGION

  1. Just saw a note about an Indonesian/Sumatran quake – came out to see if you had anything – I missed this Samoan one yesterday.

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