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Duncan, AZ

Following the M5.3 earthquake, the Arizona Geological Survey became a primary source of information for the people of Duncan.

AZGS research geologist Jeri Young deploying a portable seismometer near Duncan, Arizona.

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake occurred near Duncan, AZ at approximately 10 pm on June 28th, 2014. This was the largest earthquake to occur in southeastern Arizona – southwestern New Mexico in 75 years, and it serves as a reminder that Arizona does indeed have earthquakes and earthquake hazards.

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AZGS is sending a cohort of staff to make oral and poster presentations at GSA 2014.