Earthquake hits SE Arizona, near Douglas


DOUGLAS – Southeastern Arizona has experienced another Earthquake, this time at the border near Douglas.

The quake registered as a 3.5 magnitude and was centered just northeast of Douglas. The United States Geological Survey said there were no reports of significant damage.

 It was the second significant quake in the Douglas area in the last four months. The previous quake was a magnitude 2.8.

About six months ago, just over the border from Douglas, Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, experienced a 3.9 magnitude quake.

Six years ago, the Safford and Duncan areas experienced a 3.6 magnitude quake, followed by a series of aftershocks that ran for more than a week.