JIC News Release #7: Guam is fine; Governor Calvo deactivates JIC

On September 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by phillip.leonguerrero

JIC News Release #7 Guam is fine; Governor Calvo deactivates JIC   As of 6:36 p.m., emergency responders and dispatchers report no injuries related to the earthquake.   There are no reports of major damage at this time from the Emergency Operations Center.   By all accounts, Guam was not affected in a major way by [...]

JIC News Release #6: Southern power mostly restored, villages start reporting in

On September 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by phillip.leonguerrero

Southern power mostly restored, villages start reporting in 6:12 p.m. Power to the south has been restored, except for an area in Dandan by the former poultry farm. Crews need to isolate a power outage there in order to safely fix a line issue as a result of the earthquake. Power is reportedly out at [...]

JIC News Release #5: USGS Downgrades Earthquake, Reports Magnitude 6.7

On September 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by phillip.leonguerrero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2014 6:00 p.m. The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded today’s earthquake to magnitude 6.7. This reconciliation of information happens with every reported earthquake, and is a normal occurrence with earthquake events. The earthquake was recorded nearly 28 miles northwest of Piti and at a depth of 84.9 miles, according to [...]

JIC News Release #4: No debris blockage reported; please call in traffic signals that may be down

On September 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by phillip.leonguerrero

Here is the latest: There are no reports of injuries related to the earthquake as of 5:38 p.m. Department of Public Works is asking you to call the Joint Information Center at 478-0208 if debris is blocking the road or traffic signals are off. So far, there are no reports of traffic signal outages. Although power [...]

JIC News Release #3: Power Outage Reported Down South

On September 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by phillip.leonguerrero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2014 5:35 p.m. The Guam Power Authority has dispatched a crew to the southern part of Guam to fix the first reported power outage as a result of the recent 7.1 earthquake. GPA spokesperson Art Perez reports power is out from Talofofo to the Bear Rock area of Inarajan. The [...]

JIC News Release #2: Earthquake News

On September 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by phillip.leonguerrero

Earthquake news: The situation on Guam at this time is not serious, according to preliminary information. There are no tsunami warnings or watches at this time. There are no reported power outages. We are awaiting information from Guam Waterworks Authority on water leaks as a result of the earthquake. There are no reported water outages. [...]

JIC News Release #1: Joint Information Center Activated, Report Damage to Homeland Sercurity

On September 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by phillip.leonguerrero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2014 5 p.m. The Governor has activated the Joint Information Center and the Emergency Operations Center to give the public the latest and most accurate information on the recent 7.1 earthquake that hit Guam. No reports of injuries or damage have been reported at this time. We are in the [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Message from Governor Calvo on 7.1 earthquake

On September 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by phillip.leonguerrero

My dear people of Guam, Guam Homeland Security and my office have activated the Joint Information Center in response to the 7.1 earthquake that occurred just moments ago. We’re praying that everyone is OK. If you need assistance or want to call in a concern, please call the JIC at 478-0208. If it’s an emergency, please [...]