Latest earthquakes near Northern Mariana Islands today

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List of latest earthquakes near Northern Mariana Islands.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 20, 2024 23:04
(Saipan)
M 4.5 173 km SSW
from Saipan
May 12, 2024 19:58
(Saipan)
M 4.5 267 km N
from Saipan
May 6, 2024 18:23
(Saipan)
M 4.1 273 km N
from Saipan
May 5, 2024 08:54
(Saipan)
M 4.1 194 km SW
from Saipan
Apr 28, 2024 20:23
(Saipan)
M 4.6 240 km S
from Saipan
Apr 28, 2024 16:25
(Saipan)
M 4.6 240 km S
from Saipan
Apr 25, 2024 19:09
(Saipan)
M 5.1 140 km ESE
from Saipan
Apr 24, 2024 04:08
(Saipan)
M 4.5 182 km SSW
from Saipan
Apr 22, 2024 11:36
(Saipan)
M 4.3 250 km SW
from Saipan
Apr 20, 2024 13:42
(Saipan)
M 5.0 209 km NNW
from Saipan
Apr 20, 2024 08:44
(Saipan)
M 4.1 145 km NNW
from Saipan
Apr 19, 2024 16:24
(Saipan)
M 4.3 190 km NNE
from Saipan
Apr 19, 2024 04:45
(Saipan)
M 4.6 130 km NE
from Saipan
Apr 19, 2024 00:05
(Saipan)
M 4.6 137 km ENE
from Saipan
Apr 17, 2024 16:33
(Saipan)
M 4.5 204 km ENE
from Saipan
Apr 17, 2024 00:58
(Saipan)
M 5.4 256 km S
from Saipan
Apr 7, 2024 17:13
(Saipan)
M 4.4 108 km NE
from Saipan
Apr 6, 2024 21:49
(Saipan)
M 4.8 147 km ENE
from Saipan
Apr 5, 2024 21:03
(Saipan)
M 6.8 434 km N
from Saipan
Apr 3, 2024 10:05
(Saipan)
M 5.3 136 km ENE
from Saipan
Apr 3, 2024 08:16
(Saipan)
M 5.2 140 km ENE
from Saipan
Apr 2, 2024 21:20
(Saipan)
M 4.4 201 km SW
from Saipan
Apr 2, 2024 19:54
(Saipan)
M 6.2 138 km ENE
from Saipan
Mar 30, 2024 09:57
(Saipan)
M 4.2 280 km NE
from Saipan
Mar 29, 2024 19:37
(Saipan)
M 4.7 263 km NE
from Saipan

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Northern Mariana Islands

Recent Northern Mariana Islands Earthquake News

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Northern Mariana Islands Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
150 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.5
May 20, 2024 23:04

Average

A total of 1504 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Northern Mariana Islands in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 150 earthquakes per year, or 12 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Northern Mariana Islands roughly every 2 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Northern Mariana Islands in 2015. A total of 234 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Northern Mariana Islands that year. The strongest had a 5.7 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Northern Mariana Islands with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Northern Mariana Islands in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Northern Mariana Islands during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Northern Mariana Islands (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 1385 92.09%
Mag. 5 114 7.58%
Mag. 6 5 0.33%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Northern Mariana Islands

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.7
On Sep 17, 2014 16:14.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Aug 8, 1993 18:34.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Northern Mariana Islands occurred on Sep 17, 2014 16:14 local time (Pacific/Saipan timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.7 and struck 215 kilometers (134 mi) south-west of Saipan, at a depth of 130 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Northern Mariana Islands in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Aug 8, 1993 18:34, 268 kilometers (167 mi) south-west of Saipan. It is the strongest earthquake near Northern Mariana Islands in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Northern Mariana Islands in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Northern Mariana Islands.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Northern Mariana Islands.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Sep 17, 2014 16:14
(Saipan)
M 6.7 215 km SW
from Saipan
Aug 29, 2018 08:35
(Saipan)
M 6.4 212 km NNE
from Saipan
Apr 2, 2024 19:54
(Saipan)
M 6.2 138 km ENE
from Saipan
Aug 14, 2023 23:51
(Saipan)
M 6.1 282 km SE
from Saipan
Feb 12, 2018 09:14
(Saipan)
M 6.0 171 km SSE
from Saipan
Jun 24, 2020 03:50
(Saipan)
M 5.9 136 km S
from Saipan
Aug 19, 2019 04:00
(Saipan)
M 5.9 168 km NNE
from Saipan
May 22, 2018 10:26
(Saipan)
M 5.7 260 km S
from Saipan
Aug 29, 2022 22:55
(Saipan)
M 5.7 186 km SSW
from Saipan
Feb 13, 2018 11:11
(Saipan)
M 5.7 165 km SSE
from Saipan

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Northern Mariana Islands

Earthquakes by region of Northern Mariana Islands

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Northern Mariana Islands.

When was the last earthquake in Northern Mariana Islands?

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Northern Mariana Islands on the evening of May 20, 2024 at 23:04 local time (Pacific/Saipan). The center of this earthquake was located 173km south-southwest of Saipan at a depth of 111km under water in the Philippine Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Northern Mariana Islands in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Northern Mariana Islands?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Northern Mariana Islands on the evening of August 8, 1993 at 18:34 local time (Pacific/Saipan). The center of this earthquake was located 268km south-southwest of Saipan at a depth of 59km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Northern Mariana Islands since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Northern Mariana Islands?

In the past 10 years, 1504 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Northern Mariana Islands. This averages to 150 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 2 days.