Huge tsunami sweeps many to their death in American Samoa and Samoa

A huge tsunami struck American Samoa and Samoa early day, causing many deaths in both Pacific island groups.Initial reports from Sky News put the death toll in American Samoa at 14, while upgraded reports estimate the death toll in Western Samoa at over 100.The tsunami was generated by a powerful subsea quake measuring 8.3 in magnitude which struck at 6.48am about 190km southwest of American Samoa and 200km from Samoa, according to the US Geological Service.

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