Wednesday, November 23, 2011

M2.3 quake near Kaibab

A magnitude 2.3 earthquake struck about 8 miles WSW of Kaibab, in northwest Arizona last night at 10:20 PM. It's an area of modest low-level seismic activity. [Right, location of quake (star) and seismicity 1990-present. Credit, USGS]

This area is at the southern end of the Intermountain Seismic Belt.

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