A very strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred in the North Pacific Ocean 128 km (80 mi) from Northern Mariana Islands in the late afternoon of Tuesday, Apr 2, 2024 at 7.54 pm local time (GMT +10). The quake had a very shallow depth of 10 km (6 mi) and was reported felt by some people near the epicenter.


Date & time Apr 2, 2024 09:54:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter Tuesday, Apr 2, 2024, at 07:54 pm (GMT +10)
Status Confirmed
Magnitude 6.2
Depth 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude 15.8161°N / 146.8662°E Northern Mariana Islands
Seismic antipode 15.8161°S / 33.134°W
Shaking intensity Very strong shaking near epicenter
Felt 3 reports
Primary data source USGS (United States Geological Survey)