Earthquake swarm 26-27 Aug 2012 at Brawley (Southern California / Mexican border)An unusually strong earthquake swarm started yesterday (26 Aug) at Brawley town in southern California just north of the Mexican border. So far, there have been hundreds of quakes, including dozens of quakes between M4-5 and 3 quakes great than M5, 2 of which occurred within a minute.
The following is a list of recent earthquakes in this particular area.
Update Tue 28 Aug 07:15Aftershocks continue. There have been 28 so far today, the largest a mag 4.2 event at 02:01 (UTC) (19:01 local time).
Earthquake list: past 7 days (4 quakes)
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Nearest volcano (distance)||Location||Map||Source|
|Mon, 20 Nov|
|Mon, 20 Nov 23:27 UTC||M 2.1 / 5 km - [info]||32 km||BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO||[Map]||EMSC|
|Sun, 19 Nov|
|Sun, 19 Nov 09:47 UTC||M 1.3 / 3.7 km - [info]||43 km||- 2km NNW of Heber, CA||[Map]||USGS|
|Sun, 19 Nov 07:12 UTC||M 0.6 / 1 km - [info]||33 km||- 15km E of Ocotillo Wells, CA||[Map]||USGS|
|Tue, 14 Nov|
|Tue, 14 Nov 16:47 UTC||M 1.5 / 4 km - [info]||2 km||- 11km SW of Niland, CA||[Map]||USGS|