No Tsunami Threat from Distant Earthquake


No Tsunami Threat from Distant Earthquake

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1, that was later downgraded to 6.9, that occurred in the Maug Islands region, Northern Mariana Islands with a depth of 12.4 km, at 7:05 p.m. (ChST)

As advised by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, there is no tsunami threat to Guam, Rotam Tinian, or Saipan from this earthquake.  

This will be the final statement issued by GHS/OCD unless additional information is received.

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


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