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Overall Green Earthquake alert in Samoa on 07 Feb 2016 02:03 UTC
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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km
  • on 07 Feb 2016 02:03 UTC
  • Few people within 100km
  • inserted at 07 Feb 2016 02:36:01 UTC

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Articles: 343 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Back in the Day: Cyclone Ofa, the biggest in 100 years, ravages Samoa In 1990 the cyclone struck the Pacific Island nation causing $200 million worth of damage.
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:42:00 +0100   tvnz (en)

In 1990 the cyclone struck the Pacific Island nation causing $200 million worth of damage. In 1990 the cyclone struck the Pacific Island nation causing $200 million worth of damage. Source: ONE News.

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