M 5.6 in Guam on 22 May 2018 00:26 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 15.57 km
Lat/Lon: 12.9702 , 145.3785
Event Date: 22 May 2018 00:26 UTC
Exposed Population: 160000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 May 2018 00:44 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 9 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Double Earthquake Hits U.S. Territory
Wed, 23 May 2018 04:19:00 +0200.

Two earthquakes hit the Pacific U.S. territory of Guam just hours apart. The first 5.6 magnitude shock struck not far from the Mariana Trench, the deepest known point on Earth, according to the The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the ini
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Some in Guam feel shaking from magnitude 5.6 quake off coast
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:20:00 +0200.

HAGATNA, Guam A magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck near the Mariana Trench off Guam. The U.S. Geological Survey says Tuesday’s earthquake struck 47 miles (76 kilometers) southeast of Inarajan Village, Guam. It had a depth of 9.69 miles (15
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Huge earthquake strikes near Ring of Fire island
Tue, 22 May 2018 08:12:00 +0200.

The powerful tremor struck some 54 miles southeast of the US territory in the Pacific Ocean. Scientists at the US Geological Survey initially reported it as a 6.0 tremor. It was later downgraded to a 5.6 earthquake. USGS QUAKE: Tremors were
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Some in Guam feel shaking from magnitude 5.6 quake off coast
Tue, 22 May 2018 05:18:00 +0200.

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A magnitude 5.6 earthquake has struck near the Mariana Trench off Guam. The U.S. Geological Survey says Tuesday's earthquake struck 47 miles (76 kilometers) southeast of Inarajan Village, Guam. It had a depth of 9.69 mi
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),