April 17, 1995



An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale struck the Grand Canyon region about 5 miles southwest of Grand Canyon Village. The earthquake occurred just before 1:24am this morning.  The South Rim area in the vicinity of Grand Canyon Village remains the most seismically active in Arizona.

The data for this morning's earthquake are as follows:

We have reports that today's earthquake was felt in Tusayan, Grand Canyon Village, Valle, Williams and Flagstaff. Broken windows were reported in Tusayan.

Since the late 1980's the following earthquakes have been recorded in the vicinity of this morning's: