On the Northern Mariana Islands there are partly large earthquakes with strengths of more than 7.0, which cause damages within a radius of over 100 kilometers. Due to the special tectonic situation of the country, there are more earthquakes than average.
Earthquakes on the Northern Mariana Islands since 1950
The strongest earthquake on the Northern Mariana Islands happened on 07/29/2016 in the region Northern Mariana Islands with a magnitude of 7.7 on the Richter scale.
Northern Mariana Islands
Anatahan Region, N. Mariana Islands
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Several data have been summarized and translated.