Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - Greenlee County, 33 mi east of Safford, Graham County, Arizona, USA, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 8:39 pm (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - Greenlee County, 33 mi east of Safford, Graham County, Arizona, USA, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 8:39 pm (GMT -7)

Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth

27 Feb 03:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 03:39:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 26 Feb 2021 8:39 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.8236°N / 109.1383°W (Greenlee, Arizona, United States)
Nearest volcano: Zuni-Bandera (244 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NNW of Duncan (pop: 799) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) E of Safford (pop: 9,680) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) W of Silver City (New Mexico) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Santa Clara (New Mexico) (pop: 1,640) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) ENE of Catalina Foothills (pop: 50,800) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) ENE of Tucson (pop: 531,600) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) ENE of Casas Adobes (pop: 66,800) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Drexel Heights (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) ENE of Marana (pop: 41,300) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) ESE of Phoenix (pop: 1,563,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 7.1°C (45 F), humidity: 18%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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2.85 km9 Km SE of York, Arizona, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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York (12.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Felt Similar to a blast at the mine in morenci,az. Shook my trailer side to side. Wouldn't have known it was an earthquake unless I was informed  
York, Arizona / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Mayer az / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe : I felt my bed and home move back and forth.  
York arizona / not felt : Neighbors around felt it but we did not. We are located Just north of greenlee country club.  
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