Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014

Earthquake felt in Tucson today

earthquake_Tucson_2014_epicenter_mapM 5.2 moderate earthquake shakes Tucson today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 50 km NW of Lordsburg. It was 3.1 miles deep.

Earthquake struck Arizona near the New Mexico line.

According to the Tucson News Now, earthquakes in Arizona are rare. One of the resident of Tucson, Ron K. Miller reported Tucson News Now that, "the entire house shook for about 5 seconds. I've lived in Tucson since 1985 and never felt one before."

No damage or injuries have been reported from earthquake in Tucson today.

04:59 UTC (local time 2014-06-28 21:59 @ epicenter)

Felt Intensity (MMI)
IV (Light): Lordsburg, Clifton, Cactus Flat, Safford, Thatcher and Swift Trail Junction
II-III (Weak): Agua Prieta, Tucson, Catalina Foothills, Casas Adobes and Heroica Nogales

Epicenter Location
50 km (31mi) NW of Lordsburg, New Mexico
83 km (52mi) WSW of Silver City, New Mexico
136 km (85mi) WNW of Deming, New Mexico
144 km (89mi) NNE of Douglas, Arizona
288 km (179mi) ESE of Phoenix, Arizona

Original post: Natural Disasters List June 29, 2014

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