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Seismic waves from Japan roll across Arizona

The AZGS-run broadband seismic network recorded the M8.9 earthquake in Japan today. Here is a screen shot of the seismic waves rolling across Arizona from our station near the North Rim of Grand Canyon.Also, Lisa Linville at Northern Arizona Univ. has multiple seismograph images up on the Groundswell ("AZ Shakes") blog from other Arizona instruments. [ below, AISN station CCAZ, 44 miles NE
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Mexico quake waves roll across Arizona

Academics / Geology : Arizona Geology (3 years ago)

Today's M7.4 earthquake in Mexico sent seismic waves across the world, and they were recorded by the seismometers in the Arizona Broadband Seismic Network managed by AZGS. At right top is a screenshot from the X16 instrument near St... Read Post

Giant Sumatra earthquake recorded in Arizona

Academics / Geology : Arizona Geology (3 years ago)

This morning's magnitude 8.6 earthquake off Sumatra, Indonesia, sent seismic waves around the world. They were picked up by the Arizona Broadband Seismic Network, run by AZGS.Our seismologist, Lisa Linville, based in Flagstaff, comp... Read Post

Mexico earthquake recorded on AZ broadband seismic network

Academics / Geology : Arizona Geology (3 years ago)

AZGS seismologist Lisa Linville in our Flagstaff office compiled this display of the seismic waveforms rolling across Arizona from yesterday's M=7.4 earthquake in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, as recorded on the stations of the Arizo... Read Post


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