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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.

Sell mining collection

On July 2, 2014, the James Doyle Sell collection, which include more than 800 Arizona mine file records, was added to the Arizona Geological Survey Mine Site.

Nick Priznar

We were deeply saddened to learn that Nicholas (Nick) M. Priznar, well-known geologist with the Arizona Dept. of Transportation, passed away on May 16, 2014.