Earthquake in 2009 intensified American Samoa’s rising sea levels

May 17, 2019 Off By readly




The 2009, magnitude-8.1 Samoa earthquake dealt a great deal of damage to the Samoan Islands: Tsunami waves as high as 14 meters (46 feet) wiped out multiple villages, claiming nearly 200 lives and severely damaging water and electrical systems.

Source of this (above) article: https://phys.org/news/2019-05-earthquake-american-samoa-sea.html