Friday, June 27, 2014

Another quake in northern Arizona

There was a second earthquake on Wednesday in northern Arizona.  A magnitude 2.4 event occurred at 2:40 pm local time about 20-30 miles west of Fredonia, where a magnitude 2.2 quake had hit at 2:05 a.m. that morning.   [Right, orange star marks the epicenter.  Red lines are active faults. Credit Univ. of Utah Seismograph Stations and USGS]

The bottom map shows location of the earlier event.

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