4.6-magnitude quake on Rota no threat to Marianas


The 4.6-magnitude earthquake felt on Rota last Sunday night poses no threat to neighboring Saipan and Tinian.

According to information from the CNMI Emergency Operations Center-State Warning Point, a 4.6-magnitude temblor shook the island of Rota last Sunday evening at around 7:20pm.

The information stated that there was no threat of a tsunami following the earthquake.

The earthquake was seen located at 14.117°N 145.364°E with a depth of 110.9 km.

This was the first reported earthquake in the Marianas of 2019.

Kimberly Bautista | Reporter
Kimberly Albiso Bautista has covered a wide range of news beats, including the community, housing, crime, and more. She now covers sports for the Saipan Tribune. Contact her at kimberly_bautista@saipantribune.com.
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