5.9 quake shakes Guam


A 5.9 magnitude earthquake shook Guam at 3:50 a.m. Wednesday morning.

There were no reports of any damage or injury, according to the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense.

The quake struck about 56 miles northeast of Yigo at a depth of about 41 miles.

The U.S. Geological Survey initially recorded it as a 6.0 temblor but later downgraded it to 5.9

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.