Sunday, November 23, 2014

Aftershock felt in Duncan area

Local residents reported feeling an aftershock to the Duncan earthquake on at 7:38 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 21.    The USGS posted the location for the event today, with a magnitude of 2.8.  This is the first aftershock felt in the area for many weeks.  The M=5.3 Duncan earthquake hit the eastern Arizona locale on June 28.   [Right, orange star marks aftershock epicenter.  Credit, USGS]

AZGS has posted an article online describing the main shock and our deployment of a temporary portable seismic array to locate and measure the hundreds of aftershocks -

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