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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month

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Earthquake Recorded

 

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 that struck 171 km WSW of Merizo Village, Guam, with a depth of 35.0 km, at 10:04 a.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.

Earthquake Recorded

 

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 that struck 146 km E of Yigo Village, Guam, with a depth of 10.0 km, at 6:11 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.

Five Additional Villages Complete in Mawar Debris Cleanup

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers debris removal mission moves forward as contractors completed cleanup from residential rights of way in the villages of Barrigada, Chalan Pago Ordot, Mangilao, Mongmong-Toto-Maite and Yona. 

The USACE mission conducts separation and removal of eligible typhoon related debris from residential properties. Teams go street by street through each village collecting everything from construction and demolition waste to vegetative debris from rights of way until the entire village has been cleared. 

Thunderstorm Warning in Effect; Practice Caution

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office issued a thunderstorm warning, in effect for the Guam International Airport Authority until 11 p.m. this evening. Thunderstorms are possible or occurring within 5 nautical miles of the airport.

A thunderstorm advisory is in effect until 12 a.m. Thunderstorms are possible or occurring within 20 nautical miles of the airport. 

Be alert and take precautions as required. These storms have been producing lightning. If outdoors, seek shelter if lightning is seen or thunder is heard.

Hazardous Surf and Seas Remain

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office has the following advisories in effect:

high surf advisory remains in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan until 5 p.m. Sunday. Large breaking waves of 7 to 9 feet are expected. Remain out of the water due to dangerous surf conditions.

JIC Recovery Release No. 121 - FEMA Opens Additional Local Hire Positions; Job Fair Scheduled for November 1

As Guam residents continue the journey toward recovery from Typhoon Mawar, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is opening additional Local Hire positions to help the community recover and rebuild.

FEMA is looking for Local Hires in Guam with experience in Public Assistance site inspection. To apply online and learn more, visit USAjobs.gov and search for FEMA positions in Guam. Please stay tuned for potential future postings as needed.

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