Magnitude 4.9 quake near Fort Payne, Alabama

Last updated: 2018-03-26 17:50:56 UTC

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The Anza group at the University of California San Diego operates a broadband seismograph network consisting of 24 three component broadband seismograph stations centered near Anza, California (see map).

On Tuesday, April 29th, 2003 at 01:59:37 AM (PST) we recorded a quake (preliminary mb 4.9) located near the city of Fort Payne, Alabama.

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Initial source parameters for the recent event are shown below. The epicentral distance (distance separating the epicenter and the closest station in the recording network) for Anza is 2833 km (25.5°).

This map shows the mainshock (red star) and any associated aftershocks (orange stars). Anza network stations are blue triangles.

Global mecator event map

Latitude Longitude Origin time (UTC) Origin time (PST) Depth (km) mb Author
34.5080 -85.6020 4/29/03 (119) 08:59:37 4/29/03 (119) 01:59:37 5 4.9* QED

* The location and magnitude determined for this event are preliminary and are subject to change upon further review of seismic data.

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