Earthquake Hits 6.0 in Mariana Islands Region

breaking_newsA 6.0 magnitude earthquake was reported 190 miles north-northeast of Fais, Micronesia in the Mariana Islands region.

Due to the current government shutdown, the government website responsible for reporting this breaking news has reported that due to a lapse in federal funding, the earthquake program, which supplies news agencies with all of their information, has suspended most of its operations.

As new information is made available, this story will continue to be updated.

 

Written by: Amy Magness Whatley

USGS

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