Arizona

Jun 29, 2014 11:24 AM by Scott Oathout

Three aftershocks felt in Southern Arizona overnight

DUNCAN, Ariz.- Three aftershocks continued to rattle the ground in Southeastern Arizona overnight, after an initial 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck near the Arizona-New Mexico border just before 10 p.m. Saturday night.

A 3.5 magnitude aftershock hit the same area at 10:08 p.m., another 3.4 magnitude struck at 1:25 a.m., and the third aftershock was reported as a 3.6 magnitude at 7:33 a.m. Sunday morning.

The USGS is officially listing the area of the quake about 31 miles northwest of Lordsburg, New Mexico. The closest Arizona towns are San Simon and Duncan.

No major damage has been reported, but some people are reporting light damage to their property.

The quake was felt throughout Southern Arizona, Southern New Mexico and as far north as Phoenix.

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