Earthquake Recorded


Earthquake Recorded

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 that struck about 84 miles east northeast of Guam, with a depth of 76.1 km, at 10 a.m. (ChST).

There were no reports made to Guam 911 dispatch of damages or injuries 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 Acting Public Information Officer Jaimie Cruz at (671) 688-0438 or via email at



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