October 9, 2009

Earthquake near Hoover Dam in Arizona


A magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck about 10 miles east of the Nevada-Arizona border near Hoover Dam at 3:13 p.m. local time.  No felt reports were received at the AEIC.  However, the USGS reports that residents of Boulder City, Nevada, felt light shaking of magnitude intensity (MMI) 3.  Felt reports were received as far as Bullhead City, AZ. 


The earthquake data are as follows: