Sunday, October 14, 2012

Earthquake swarm continues north of Morenci

The USGS reports a magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 7 am this morning (local time) about 23 miles NNE of Morenci near the New Mexico border  (right, credit USGS), continuing a small swarm that has been going on since October 8 when a M=4.1 (local magnitude).     AZGS seismologist Jeri Young has been tracking the swarm on the AZGS-run Arizona Broadband Seismic Network.  The smaller events are not being reported by the USGS regional network.

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