Monday, May 24, 2010

Rare earthquake in eastern Arizona

Eastern Arizona experienced a rare earthquake just after midnight today. The magnitude 3.7 event occurred 25 miles northeast of Clifton and near the border with New Mexico, hitting at 12:27 a.m. local time. It was recorded by the Douglas AZ seismometer (Station 319A) in our broadband network creating a short sharp waveform at 07:27 UTC on the chart at left.

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