5.2 Magnitude E-Quake along the AZ/NM border – Quake in Utah

June 29th, 2014 at 2:02 am by under Bill's Blog, Weather

e-quake   A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook much of the Southwest around 1 am EDT.  The quake was felt in Tucson, Phoenix, across S. New Mexico to El Paso, Texas.  It was centered 179 miles ESE of Phoenix, north of I-10 in a very sparsely populated area.  The quake had a depth of 3.1 miles (relatively shallow).  The largest quake in AZ 5.6 in 1959.  Also a 4.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in Central Utah around 10 pm EDT.  AND…Magnitude-6.2 earthquake 134 km (83 miles) ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan.

4 Responses to “5.2 Magnitude E-Quake along the AZ/NM border – Quake in Utah”

  1. Resourceful Nana says:

    Not where I expect to see earthquakes!
    So, what is the strongest earthquake that has been recorded in Michigan?

    1. Cort S. says:

      Southern Michigan had a magnitude 4.6 in 1947. It damaged chimneys and broke windows.
      http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/events/1947_08_10.php

      1. steven (Derby Lake) says:

        I think there has only been 3 official earthquakes in MI

  2. Bernie (At da Lakeshore) says:

    Testing the M.O.A.B.?

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