GHS: NO TSUNAMI ALERT FOR GUAM
Written by Kyle Mandapat on September 6, 2018
For Immediate Release
September 6, 2018
No Tsunami Threat from Japan Earthquake
The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 and later downgraded to a 6.6, 27km E of Tomakomai, Japan at 4:07 a.m. (ChST), with a depth of 33.4 km.
As advised by the National Weather Service, Weather Forecast Office Guam, there is NO tsunami threat to Guam or the Marianas from the earthquake.
This will be the only statement issued unless additional information is received.
For more information, contact Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense Public Information Officer, Jenna G. Blas at (671) 489-2540 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.