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Strong 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Mariana Islands: NCS

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The National Center for Seismology has confirmed the occurrence of a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 in the Mariana Islands. The seismic event took place on April 2, 2024, at 15:24:29 IST, at a depth of 27 kilometers. The coordinates provided are Latitude 17.51 and Longitude 145.20, pinpointing the epicenter’s location.

The Mariana Islands, located in the western Pacific Ocean, experienced the tremor, sending ripples of concern across the region. The seismic activity, though significant, is not uncommon in this seismically active area.

Further updates on any damages or aftershocks resulting from the earthquake are awaited. Citizens in the affected region are advised to stay updated with official announcements and take necessary precautions.

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