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Magnitude 5.1 quake shakes off waters of Guam

A moderate earthquake has struck in waters off the island of Guam, but there are no reports of any damage or injury.

world Updated: Aug 03, 2009 11:42 IST

A moderate earthquake has struck in waters off the island of Guam, but there are no reports of any damage or injury.

The US Geological Survey says in a preliminary report that the magnitude-5.1 quake struck on Monday at 11:47 am (0147 GMT) at a depth of about 21 miles (34 kilometers). It was centered about 100 miles southwest of Hagatna and 230 miles (370 kilometers) southwest of Saipan.

A dispatcher from the Guam Police Department says there have been no reports of injuries or damages on the island.