LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Guam earthquake today 2013 has just struck off the east coast. The Guam earthquake today June 23, 2013 locally started just after 5:47 am local time today. No reports of damage have yet to be indicated by local news.
The Guam earthquake today registered a 4.6 magnitude, officials tell news. The quake however posted a moderate depth. USGS indicates to news that the quake started thirty-seven miles below sea level. As a result the quake could be felt only around the immediate area. While Guam earthquakes are not unusual, this quake is atypically closer than recent temblors.
Officials tell news that the Guam earthquake started ten miles east of Yigo Mayor’s Office. The quake was also eleven miles east of Yigo Village and fourteen miles east of Dededo Village. USGS indicates to news that the quake was seventeen miles east of Mangilao Village and twenty miles east of Hagatna.
In January last year, another quake struck off the west coast as well. That quake was roughly eight-five miles south east of Hagatna. The quake began roughly one hundred miles from the Northern Mariana Islands. It was one hundred-thirty nine miles from Rota, two hundred sixteen miles from Saipan, and nearly three hundred miles from Anathan, officials told news at the time.