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Posted on September 30, 2009 | tags


World: The Samoan earthquake felt like “the end of the world”

  • I thought it was the end of the world. I have never felt an earthquake like that before.
  • Salamo Laumoli • The Director of Health Services at LBJ Tropical Medical Center, describing how it felt to be in Pago Pago, the capital of America Samoa, when the quake hit. The American-owned island’s governor, Togiola Tulafono, ranked Tuesday’s quake “right up there with some of the worst” natural disasters. • source