April 18, 2002



A magnitude 3.0 earthquake struck just south of the Arizona-Utah state line on April 14, 2002 at 11:53pm. The earthquake was centered approximately 11 mile (17.5 km) southeast of the town of Fredonia, AZ on the Kanab Plateau. This tremor was close to the location of the July 21, 1959 Fredonia earthquake of magnitude 5.75. Neither quake can be located on any known active fault. No reports of damage or that the earthquake was felt by anyone in nearby Fredonia have been received.

The earthquake data is as follows: