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  • Ahmed Saleh

Mariana Islands hit by a 5.4 magnitude earthquake on Saturday

Beijing, December 17, 2023, On Saturday at 2016 GMT, the Mariana Islands experienced a seismic event as an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 struck the region, as reported by Xinhua citing the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences. The earthquake's epicenter was initially located at a depth of 10 km, pinpointed at 15.55 degrees north latitude and 146.96 degrees east longitude. The occurrence of earthquakes in this region underscores the dynamic nature of tectonic activity and the need for ongoing monitoring and preparedness efforts to mitigate potential risks.



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