A massive earthquake struck the Samoan Islands early this morning.
The 8.0 magnitude quake caused a tsunami which flooded as far as 100 metres into the capital.
Residents have fled to higher ground, and there are reports that the tsunami has killed dozens of people.
A tsunami warning has been issued for surrounding Pacific Islands and parts of New Zealand.
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