Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Oak Creek Canyon - Kachina Village aftershocks

There have been two notable Flagstaff-Sedona area earthquakes since Sunday, both likely aftershocks from the November 30, 2014, M=4.7 earthquake that occurred in Oak Creek Canyon near the Kachina Village area between Flagstaff and Sedona.

A magnitude 3.2 event occurred at 2:04 a.m. local time today, 6 miles north of Sedona, 17 miles SSW of Flagstaff [Southern orange star in figure at right].

A magnitude 2.6 quake struck at 3:26 p.m. local time on Sunday, midway between Sedona and Flagstaff, and 3 miles south of Kachina Village. [Northern orange star.  Base map from USGS]

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