M 5.7 earthquake in Sa'aga, Pacific Ocean - West,Samoa on 20th August 2018 12:43:07 AM.
EDIS Number EQ-20180820-944966-WSM
Magnitude M 5.7
Mercalli scale 6
Date-Time [UTC] 20th August 2018 12:43:07 AM
Local Date/Time Monday,August 20th, 2018 at 13:43 in the in the afternoon at epicenter
Coordinate 16° 54.000,172° 33.600
Depth 93 km [57.79 miles]
Hypocentrum Medium deep
Class Moderate
Continent Pacific Ocean - West
Country Samoa
Location 328.0 km [203.81 miles] to Sa'aga,Pacific Ocean - West
Source EMSC
The potential impact of the earthquake Everyone feels movement. People have trouble walking. Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall off walls. Furniture moves. Plaster in walls might crack. Trees and bushes shake. Damage is slight in poorly built buildings. No structural damage.