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Earthquake Downgraded

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The US Geological Survey has downgraded today's earthquake from 7.1 to 6.7. According to the Joint Information Center the earthquake was recorded nearly 28 miles northwest of Piti.

As for an update on the island's power situation. The JIC reports that power to the southern part of the island is mostly restored except for the area in Dandan by the poultry farm. Electricity is also reportedly out in the Mount Santa Rosa area of Yigo. 

There are no injuries reported at this time and no damage to island roadways and bridges.

The mayor of Asan-Maina however is reporting broken-glass in her village. The mayor of Inarajan is reporting a down transformer.

The following villages have reported no damage as of their initial assessment:
  • Hagatna
  • Agana Heights
  • Agat
  • Barrigada
  • Chalan Pago-Ordot
  • Dededo
  • Merizo
  • Mongmong-Toto-Maite
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