North Korea missiles no immediate threat to Guam, according to homeland security


Guam – Following reports that North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday morning, the Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) said there is no immediate threat from the reported missile tests.

South Korean officials stated that the projectiles were launched  from the DPRK’s Hodo peninsula, which is located on the eastern coast of Pyongyang. The projectiles reportedly flew 70 to 200 kilometers before landing in the sea.

“There is no indication the reported tests pose an immediate threat to Guam or the Marianas,” said Homeland Security Advisor Tim Aguon. “GHS/OCD, along with local and federal partners, will continue to monitor the events surrounding the region.”

Homeland Security, the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), federal and military partners, continue to monitor events surrounding the region including reports of multiple short-range missiles launched out of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).