A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Clifton in Arizona. Exact location of event, longitude -109.1398 West, latitude 32.6343 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 15:22:48 / April 12, 2016 @ 3:22 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005heq. Unique identifier: us20005heq. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:22:48 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Safford (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Safford (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSE of Clifton, Arizona. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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