Magnitude-5.1 quake shakes Guam; no damages or injuries reported

Other News Materials 2 November 2008 10:55 (UTC +04:00)

A moderate earthquake has shaken the island of Guam, but there are no reports of any damage or injury, the Associated Press reported.

The U.S. Geological Survey says in a preliminary report that the magnitude-5.1 quake struck at 3:34 p.m. Sunday at a depth of about 24 miles ( 38 kilometers). It was centered 16 miles ( 25.75 kilometers) northeast of Hagatna and 126 miles ( 203 kilometers) southwest of Saipan.

A dispatcher from the Guam Police Department says she felt a light tremor at her office in the city of Tiyan, but there have been no reports of injuries or damages on the island.