HONOLULU — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6 earthquake struck waters west of Samoa and American Samoa. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The agency said Monday the earthquake was centered 220 miles west of Apia, Samoa, and 290 miles west of Pago Pago, American Samoa.

The quake struck at a depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers) shortly before 8 a.m. in American Samoa.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu said there was no chance of tsunami from the temblor.

Nua Leilosi of American Samoa’s Department of Public Safety says she didn’t feel any shaking.

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