15 May 2014

6.1 quake in FSM

3:30 pm on 15 May 2014

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck near the Federated States of Micronesia this morning.

The quake hit around 2100 hours UTC at a depth of 10 kilometres, 99 kilometres south-southeast of Ifalik in Yap State, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no threat of a destructive widespread tsunami.