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Mw 5.6 Earthquake, Green alert in Guam on 16 May 2017 03:56 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.6M, Depth:65.48km
  • on 16 May 2017 03:56 UTC
  • 160378 people within 100km
  • inserted at 16 May 2017 04:18:05 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: pt17136050 (ptwcid) us10008snf (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 125 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Guam quake recorded at magnitude 5.6
Wed, 17 May 2017 05:17:00 +0200   marianasvariety (en)

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — An earthquake around 2 p.m. Tuesday was strong enough for some island residents to feel a bit of sway, but not powerful enough to knock items off shelves. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was recorded at a magnitude of 5.6 and occurred about 41 miles south southeast of Inarajan village, Guam.

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5.5 magnitude earthquake hits 67 miles southeast of Guam
Tue, 16 May 2017 06:25:00 +0200   pnc (en)

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 5.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded as being 25 miles deep and about 67 miles southeast of the village of Inarajan, Guam.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2),

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