Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Rare M3.0 quake on Colorado Plateau west of Page

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake occurred just before 8 am local time today, about 20 miles west of Page, Arizona, and close to the Grand Canyon. This area is well into the Colorado Plateau and sees very few quakes. [right, location map with 2010 seismicity, from the USGS]

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