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M 5.6 in Guam on 16 May 2017 03:56 UTC
GDACS Event Report - 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: 65.48 Km
  • Event Date: 16 May 2017 03:56 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 160378 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 16 May 2017 04:18 UTC


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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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