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Tsunami Warning

A Pago Pago villager ringing the curfew bell
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Lack of tsunami sirens, traffic jams on the road and lack of an overall evacuation plan are just some of the problems that surfaced when American Samoa was placed under a tsunami warning last week, according to a Senate Resolution introduced during last Saturday’s...
Traffic on Thursday going by Port
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa returned to some form of normalcy yesterday afternoon following the morning’s tsunami warning issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) in Hawaii around 8:40a.m yesterday with the tsunami wave expected at 10:19a.m. Meanwhile, ASG was closed for...
Vehicles streaming out of Port of Pago Pago after tsunami warning issued
Traffic were stopped from entering the Port of Pago Pago and those inside were leaving around 8:40a.m today after a tsunami warning was issued for American Samoa after an 8.1 magnatude earthquake struck near New Zealand. The all clear was issued a few hours later. [photo: FS]
Location of earthqakes in Pacific Warning Center image
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) in Hawaii issued around 8:40a.m. American Samoa time, a tsunami warning for American Samoa. The warning is the result of a preliminary magnitude 8.0 earthquake in the Kermadec Islands region around 8:28a.m. today. PTWC says a...