Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Small quake in northwest Arizona

A magnitude 2.7 earthquake struck northwest Arizona at 8:23 pm local time last night, about 354 miles southeast of the Arizona-Utah-Nevada intersection.  The location is on the Shivwits Plateau and near the southern terminus of faults of the Intermountain Seismic Belt.  [Right, orange star marks epicenter. Red lines are active faults.  Credit, USGS]

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