Tuesday, 16 May 2017

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits 67 miles southeast of Guam

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There is no tsunami threat.

Guam - The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports there is no tsunami threat to Guam or the CNMI from the nearby quake that hit around 1:56 p.m.

The preliminary magnitude of 5.5 was recorded as being 25 miles deep and about 67 miles southeast of the southern village of Inarajan, Guam. The magnitude was later upped to 5.6 by the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense, no damages or injuries were reported.

Exactly a week ago, a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit 9.9 miles northeast of Yigo at a depth of 74 miles.

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