2 earthquake strike near Guam; no tsunami alerts

Guam Jan 23
January 23, 2014HAGATNA, Guam - Two earthquakes greater than 5 in magnitude struck near Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands Wednesday. The United States Geological Survey reported that the first quake, a magnitude 5.9 on the Richter scale, occurred at just before 3 p.m. Thursday local time about 85 miles east of Hagatna, Guam. No tsunami alerts or warnings were issued. The second quake, a magnitude 5.5, occurred less than half an hour later near the same location, about 80 miles east of Hagatna, the capital of the island, which is a United States territory. Clint Simpson, lead forecaster with the National Weather Service in Guam, says he wasn’t aware of any damage and didn’t even feel the quakes at the NWS office in Tiyan.  –Star Advertiser
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3 Responses to 2 earthquake strike near Guam; no tsunami alerts

  1. caleb says:

    so many earthquakes are happening. I’m scared to walk outside because of the earth quakes.

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  2. Irene C says:

    This doesn’t have anything to do with earthquakes, but it was an interesting atmospheric experience we had in my town. I just wanted to share this with you and everyone.

    PICS: Mystifying ‘Light Pillars’ Shine in Ohio

    http://fox8.com/2014/01/22/pics-mystifying-light-pillars-shine-in-ohio/

    MANSFIELD, Ohio — On a clear and cold night, beams of light appeared to be coming from the ground and shooting skyward. Fox 8 News viewers captured the phenomenon in Mansfield late Tuesday and early Wednesday.

    The lights are mystifying and beautiful, and yet perfectly logical.

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  3. John Gordon says:

    Wow

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