Many Saipan residents were awakened when a 7.7-magnitude earthquake jolted the Mariana Islands this morning at 7:18am, Saturday.
According to the U.S. Geological Service, the earthquake’s epicenter was at 316 kilometers south-southwest of Agrihan at a depth of 212.4 kilometers.
Based on available data, there is no tsunami threat.
It’s not clear yet if there are reports of injuries or damage to property.
More details to follow.