(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
A tsunami warning for American Samoa was lifted after a powerful
earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck between American Samoa and Tonga
on Sunday, trend reports citing reuters .
The earthquake struck under the ocean about 269.2 km (167.3
miles) south-southwest of Tafuna in American Samoa at a depth of 36
km (22.4 miles), according to the United States Geological Survey.
The epicenter was about 108 km (67 miles) north-northeast of Hihifo
'Based on all available data there is no further tsunami threat
to American Samoa from this earthquake,' said the Pacific Tsunami
There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries,
according to local media.
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