An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred in Micronesia

An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred in Micronesia. Epicenter was located in the ocean and lay at a depth of 13km at 52km from the island of Fais.

Fais Fais Island is part of the state of Yap, one of the four Federated States of Micronesia. Has a unique geology for this area of ​​the Pacific Ocean.

Fais, Micronesia
52.2 km (32.4 mi) NWPopulation: 215
Colonia, Micronesia
238.5 km (148.2 mi) ENEPopulation: 7.371
Mangilao Village, Guam
621.1 km (385.9 mi) SWPopulation: 15,191
Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village, Guam
622.0 km (386.5 mi) SWPopulation: 19,685
Dededo Village, Guam
629.0 km (390.8 mi) SWPopulation: 44,943

Micronesia is the general name for groups of small islands in Oceania. It consists of the islands of Gilbert, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands and others (total more than 1500 islands).

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