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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Long Valley Area, California (USA) on Sunday, 25 May 1980

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Long Valley Area, California (USA) on Sunday, 25 May 1980
Date & time: Sunday, 25 May 1980 16:49 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 6.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.67683°N / 118.89967°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Long Valley (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NE of Mammoth Lakes (pop: 7,900)
19 km (12 mi) SE of June Lake (pop: 600)
21 km (13 mi) NW of Aspen Springs (pop: 100)
129 km (80 mi) NE of Fresno (pop: 520,100)
154 km (96 mi) NE of Visalia (pop: 130,100)
185 km (115 mi) E of Modesto (pop: 211,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 25 May 16:49 UTCM 6.0 / 6.7 kmLong Valley Area, California (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Long Valley Area, California (USA), 25 May 1980 16:49

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3164 quakes):
  • 20 Nov 1980 08:10 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Nov 1980 10:59 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    8.3 km (5.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Nov 1980 10:34 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    7.2 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Nov 1980 02:53 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    3.2 km (2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Nov 1980 15:28 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Nov 1980 23:45 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Nov 1980 15:32 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    5.1 km (3.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Nov 1980 09:53 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Nov 1980 09:47 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    8.9 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Nov 1980 09:45 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    8.2 km (5.1 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Nov 1980 05:30 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    9.6 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12512 km (7774 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12512 km (7774 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 10 Nov 1980 22:20 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    6.6 km (4.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12512 km (7774 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 10 Nov 1980 14:23 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    3.6 km (2.2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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