5.3 magnitude quake shakes Guam

SHAKEN: U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 5.3 magnitude earthquake at 5:50 p.m. Friday. Image via the U.S. Geological Survey website

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake shook some buildings at about 5:50 p.m. today. It struck around 30 miles east of Yigo and had an approximate 36-mile depth, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Readers in Tamuning, Tumon, Barrigada and Mangilao said they felt their buildings and homes shake.

There is no tsunami threat to Guam or the Marianas, according to the Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense. Officials also said there were no reports made to Guam 911 dispatch of damages or injuries from the earthquake.

This is the second earthquake in two days. On Thursday, U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 that struck 183 miles southwest of Merizo village, Guam with a depth of 6 miles at 8:34 p.m.