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Aunuu Island, American Samoa | 2016-Apr-15

Initial Notification: On April 15, 2016, USCG Honolulu notified the NOAA SSC for Oceania that the F/V No. 1 JI HYUN has grounded on the southwest side of Aunuu Island in American Samoa. The vessel is reported to have 3,000 gallons of diesel on board. No oil has been released to the environment at this time. USCG requested trajectory support in the event of a release.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 50000 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 14° 17.40′ South
Longitude (approximate): 170° 33.60′ West