5.6 quake shakes Guam


A 5.6 magnitude earthquake rocked Guam this morning about 9:55 a.m. ChST.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that it struck about 22 miles east southeast of Yigo at a depth of about 42 miles.

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense says there were no reports of damage or injury.

The earthquake was the third one to hit the island this month.

GHS/OCD reminds the community that when an earthquake strikes “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.