Earthquake Recorded


Earthquake Recorded

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 that struck 162 km SW of Merizo Village, Guam, with a depth of 10.0 km, at 7:50 p.m. (ChST).

As advised by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, there is no tsunami threat to the Marianas from the earthquake. There were no major damages or injuries for Guam reported 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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