For Immediate Release
August 19, 2018
No Tsunami Threat from Fiji Earthquake
The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2, at 10:19 AM (ChST). The earthquake was reported at Latitude 18.17S and Longitude 178.111W with a depth of 563.4km in the Fiji Region.
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 GHS/OCD Acting Public Information Officer, Dee Cruz at (671) 478-0291 or via email at email@example.com.
OFFICES OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENSE
I Tano’ Guahan/Ufisinan Difensia Sibet
221-B Chalan Palasyo, Agana Heights, Guam 96910 Tel: (671) 475-9600 / Fax: (671) 477-3727