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When a magnitude 5.2 earthquake hit just before 10pm Saturday night, a lot of you felt it throughout Southern Arizona, and you let us know it via email and Facebook. Here's some of the descriptions youMore >>
It shook walls, rattled beds, and stirred nerves. Here's what you told us you felt when the quake hit.More >>
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The USGS will be receiving reports from sensors around the world during the next several hours and could revise the magnitude as more accurate numbers come in.
The communities of Safford and Willcox likely felt some of the strongest shaking - The small community of Duncan, AZ is the town closest to the center.
Here is the official statement from the National Weather Service:
"Earthquake Report - National Weather Service, Tucson, AZ - 10:20 PM MST - Saturday June 28th 2014
An Earthquake was felt weakly to moderately by many people across Southeastern Arizona Including Tucson...Douglas...Willcox...and Sierra Vista. No Damage or injuries have been reported. The earthquake was initially rated at magnitude 5.2 by the US Geological Survey and Occurred at 10 PM MST. The location was noted as 50 KM Northwest of Lordsburg, NM...Which is near Duncan in Southern Greenlee County, AZ. Lat 32.607 Lon 109.151
Information released in this statement is preliminary. Updates...Including Richter scale magnitude...will be provided as more information becomes available from the National Earthquake Information Center in Golden Colorado."
Tucson News Now has been flooded with calls from people all over Tucson and neighboring cities and towns with reports of feeling tremors. Reports have been coming in from Greenlee, Graham, Cochise, Santa Cruz, Gila, and Pima county tonight.
An aftershock has already been generated, but it was significantly smaller than the first earthquake - The aftershock measured 3.5 at 10:08 PM.
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