LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – An Arizona earthquake today 2013 struck Utah and sections of Nevada. The Arizona earthquake erupted shortly after 8:36 am PST today Monday, January 07, 2013. No damage has yet to be indicated by local news.
Officials tell news that a 3.1 magnitude quake began today with a shallow epicenter. The quake erupted only four miles below the earth’s surface. As a result, the quake could be felt in neighboring Utah.
USGS indicates to news that the quake began nineteen miles northwest of Bitter Springs. The quake was also twenty miles southwest of Big Water, Utah. Officials report that the quake was twenty-two miles from Page, Arizona as well.
The temblor began forty miles east of Kanab, Utah. USGS indicates to news that the quake was one hundred twenty-three miles east of Mesquite and one hundred ninety-two miles east of Las Vegas.
In related news, a 4.9 magnitude earthquake struck Japan earlier today. The quake erupted seventy-one miles east of Ishinomaki. The quake was seventy-five miles southeast of Yamoto and seventy-eight miles east of Namie. Officials also indicate that the quake was eighty miles east of Shiogama and roughly two hundred miles from Tokyo. The quake began shortly after 10:53 pm local time.