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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes near Guam: USGS

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An earthquake has struck off the US island of Guam.

A Magnitude 5.6 quake struck close to the US territory of Guam in the Pacific Ocean on Monday morning, the US Geological Survey said. 

The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.0, struck at 10:26 a.m. (8:26 EDT/0026 GMT) some 54 miles (87 km) southeast of the island of Guam.

 

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