5.5 Quake Felt On Guam; No Reports of Damage, Injury or Tsunami


Guam – An earthquake that measured 5.5 in magnitude was felt on Guam just after 11am Monday morning, but there have been no reports of injury or damage and no tsunami warning has been issued.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake was centered about 90 miles west south-west of the island. And it was deep, 75.6 miles. It struck at 11:08 am.

Read the USGS report of the quake

Buildings shook, and there have been numerous reports to K-57 and PNC News from people who felt the shaking which lasted about 8 seconds. But there are no reports of any injury or damage.

The USGS website reports receving 23 reports from people who felt it as of mid-day.  Based on those reports, the USGS rates the quake as “light” to “weak.”

Read the reports of the quake made to the USGS

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued no alerts.

GPA’s Spokesman Art Perez called into the PNC News room to say that he has checked with all GPA substations and there are no reports of any intrruption in power service.