Quake hits Pacific island of Guam

There are no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami alert has been issued.

    Guam, east of the Philippines, is home to a major
    US military base

    "We felt it. It was swinging back and forth for a minute or two," Patrick Chan, a meteorologist at the US National Weather Service, said.
     
    "It's not expected to cause a tsunami," the Guam-based meteorologist said.
     
    The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre, based in Hawaii, said in a statement that there was "no destructive widespread tsunami threat".
     
    Neither Guam nor the Philippines have issued tsunami warnings.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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