Powerful 5.6-magnitude earthquake hits Northern Mariana Islands

Powerful 5.6-magnitude earthquake hits Northern Mariana Islands
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  • calendar-gray 03 August 2020

A tremor of at least 5.6-magnitude hit northeast of the Northern Mariana Islands, the United States Geological Survey stated on Monday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The epicentre of the quake is located 265 kilometres (around 165 miles) northeast of Saipan. At the moment, there have been no reports of any casualties due to the earthquake, and no tsunami warning has been issued by the authorities.

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