7.7 earthquake near Mariana Islands

Posted by on Saturday, July 30, 2016

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake has occurred near the Mariana Islands. The earthquake struck just after 7 a.m. on Saturday.

A tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat.

There are no initial reports of damage or injuries on the Northern Mariana Islands.

The Philippine Sea plate is bordered by the larger Pacific and Eurasia plates and the smaller Sunda plate. 



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