Two earthquakes above magnitude 6 hit Micronesia on Friday, Dec. 8.
The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in Micronesia at 10:22 a.m.
The earthquake was centered 33 miles northwest of Fais, Micronesia — about 385 miles southeast of Guam — at a depth of 8.5 miles, the U.S.G.S. stated online.
At 7:51 p.m. the same day, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck 155 miles east-northeast of Yap and 380 miles southwest of Guam. The quake struck at a depth of 39 mile.
There were no threats of tsunamis from either quake. Three other quakes between magnitude 4.7 and 5.5 were also recorded in the region, according to the U.S.G.S. website.