Earthquake Recorded

Earthquake Recorded

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 that struck 87 km W of Umatac Village, Guam, with a depth of 136.5 km, at 1:07 p.m. (ChST). 

There were no major damages or injuries reported from the earthquake. There is no tsunami threat to the Marianas from the earthquake. 

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) remind the community that when an earthquake strikes, conduct the earthquake procedure, “Drop, Cover and Hold On” until the shaking stops. Visit and to learn more about earthquake preparedness. 

For more information, contact Public Information Officer Jenna Blas at (671) 489-2540 or via email at



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