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THE US island territory of Guam was struck by four earthquakes in the early hours of Tuesday as magnitude 5.7, magnitude 5.4, magnitude 5.6 and magnitude 4.9 quakes shook the region bringing the total to five in less than two days, it has emerged.
By JOSEPH CAREY
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Yesterday a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck 10 kilometres deep off the Northern Mariana Islands – no immediate tsunami warning was triggered.
The Northern Mariana Islands have a population of 55,023 while Guam had 162,742 people living on the island in 2016.
The US Tsunami Warning System said: “Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat to Guam, Rota, Tinian or Saipan from this earthquake.
“Some areas may have experienced shaking.”
The magnitude 5.4 natural disaster struck at 1.11am GMT, the magnitude 4.9 shook at 1.18am GMT, the magnitude 5.7 quake hit at 2.03am GMT and the magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit at 2.31am GMT.
In December last year, a massive 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck near the Yap Trench between the Philippines and the US’ Mariana Islands with a depth of 45km.
The North Mariana (more…)
By Dave Hodges
January 7th, 2018
California is having unprecedented seismic activity. California is in uncharted territory and needs to be seriously worried about having “the big one”.
U.S. scientists are warning people to prepare for “the big one” following a series of earthquakes that have hit around Mount St. Helens this week. Two very unusual large earthquakes hit the west coast within […]
Source: Experts Warn Mount St. Helens Earthquakes Are Foreshocks For ‘Something Larger’