Small Earthquake Swarm Near Phoenix, Arizona

5km NNE of Black Canyon City, Arizona

A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Black Canyon City in Arizona. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.52 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000419q. Id of event: us2000419q. The temblor was reported at 23:49:32 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -112.1254 West, latitude 34.1133 North, depth = 9.52 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/15 / 2015-11-02 06:49:32 / November 2, 2015 @ 6:49 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Sedona, Guadalupe, Laveen. Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Phoenix (c. 1 445 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mesa (c. 439 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Glendale (c. 226 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Scottsdale (c. 217 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tempe (c. 161 700 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Tempe Junction (c. 158 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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