4.6 magnitude earthquake 47 miles north of Yigo


The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 that struck about 47.2 miles north northeast of Yigo at about 8:30 am.

So far, 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 https://www.ready.gov/earthquakes and https://ghs.guam.gov/programs/natural-disasters/earthquakes to learn more about earthquake preparedness.