Samoa earthquake: Powerful 6.8-magnitude quake rocks South Pacific islands

Saturday 04 November 2017 10:21
comments
The quake hit 119 miles from the islands of Samoa.
The quake hit 119 miles from the islands of Samoa.

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has struck in the South Pacific, 119 miles from the islands of Samoa.

The quake struck at a depth of 20 miles, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

No tsunami warning has been issued following the earthquake.

Join our new commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies

View comments