A strong earthquake strikes near Guam.
Taiwan announces that it will open a representative office in Aix-en-Provence to serve southern France. This is the second Taiwanese representative office in France and the third office to open this year, coming after the establishment of an office in Hargeisa, Somaliland, and the re-opening of the office in Guam.
Anthony Sablan Apuron, the former Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Agaña, Guam is found guilty on charges of the sexual abuse of minors by a tribunal. He is suspended from the exercise of his authority over the archdiocese.
A single United States Air Force B-52 long-range strategic bomber makes a low-level flight over South Korea, close to the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), in a show of force following North Korea's fourth nuclear test on January 6, before returning to its base in Guam.