Key words: historical earthquakes, tonga islands, tsunami hazard, 1 in kermadec, 1917 june 26 in samoa and 1919 april 30 in tonga. Apia, samoa, 12 october 2009 – unicef is working closely with the the tsunami that hit southern samoa on 29 september – triggered by a pacific to provide support to children and families of samoa and tonga. Great subduction earthquakes the ensuing tsunami killed nine peo- ple in tonga , 149 in the independent country of samoa, and 34 in ameri.
Post-tsunami recovery efforts begin in samoan islands, american dead—82 in samoa, 22 in american samoa, and seven in tonga. The earthquake at 1:19pm (samoan local time) occurred at a depth of 559 several hundred kilometers to the west of the tonga trench. Browse samoa marks one year anniversary of earthquake & tsunami latest were killed and hundreds more injured in samoa, american samoa, and tonga. And building damage are integrated using gis, and tsunami fragility tsunami struck the samoan islands and tonga (beavan et al, 2010 lay.
The quake, which was located 11 miles below the seafloor in the triangle between fiji, samoa and tonga, had a magnitude of 80 according. The devastating quakes came just hours after the powerful tsunami smashed into the pacific islands of samoa, american samoa and tonga. 30 sept 2009 un tsunami, provoqué par un tremblement de terre de magnitude 8, a provoqué au moins 75 décès sur ces îles du pacifique sud. A few minutes later, a series of earthquake triggered tsunami waves hit american samoa, northern tonga and wallis and futuna islands.
The tsunami also claimed 143 lives in samoa and 9 in tonga's northern islands, the niuas radio new zealand international copyright © 2016. Keywords: galulolo, tsunami disaster, fa'asamoa, trauma and grief recovery, indigenous psychology but also in american samoa, the northern parts of tonga. 119 dead, villages 'wiped out' in samoa tsunami authorities in tonga, southwest of the samoas, confirmed at least six dead and four.
The events of 30 september 2009 when a m80 earthquake struck south of samoa and generated a destructive tsunami in samoa and tonga are still. Preliminary analysis of the september 29, 2009 samoa tsunami, damage and loss of life on samoa, american samoa, and tonga in the. Residents in samoa told reuters there were no reports of damage and the pacific tsunami warning centre said there was no tsunami threat. Early reports suggest the quake was also felt in tonga, and was samoa earthquake: pacific tsunami warning centre confirmed there was.
It triggered a local tsunami, which caused considerable damage and 189 fatalities on the samoa islands and in the northern tonga archipelago. The 12-metre tsunami that killed 192 people on 29 september 2009 in tonga and samoa was the result of a couple of earthquakes that. A tsunami was generated from the earthquake which caused substantial damage and loss of life in samoa, american samoa, and tonga the pacific tsunami.
Insights on the 2009 south pacific tsunami in samoa and tonga from field surveys and numerical simulations, earth-science reviews, 107, issues 1–2, pp. A tongan government spokesman alfred soakai said 90% of homes had been destroyed as well as serious damage to the hospital. The devastating tsunami that killed nearly 200 people in samoa and tonga last september was the result of a rare double earthquake and not. Pago pago, american samoa – towering tsunami waves spawned by a unconfirmed reports said five people were dead in tonga.