Quake aftershock hits near Arizona-New Mexico line - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Quake aftershock hits near Arizona-New Mexico line

Posted: Updated:

CLIFTON, Ariz. (AP) - A 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck near the Arizona and New Mexico border and officials say it was the largest in a series of aftershocks from a temblor last month.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck at 7:48 p.m. PDT Friday and was centered about 40 miles south of Clifton and 5 miles west of the New Mexico border.

The Greenlee County Sheriff's office in Clifton says it hasn't received any calls from people reporting the quake.

USGS geophysicist Dale Grant says it was the largest of many aftershocks from a magnitude 5.2 quake that struck in the same area on June 28. That quake was widely felt but caused no injuries or serious damages.

The Arizona Geological survey says aftershocks could hit the area for weeks or even months.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.