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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Landers, California Earthquake (USA) on Sunday, 28 June 1992

Major mag. 7.3 earthquake  - Landers, California Earthquake (USA) on Sunday, 28 June 1992
Date & time: Sunday, 28 June 1992 11:57 UTC
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: -0.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.2°N / 116.437°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) N of Yucca Valley (pop: 21,600)
14 km (8 mi) NW of Joshua Tree (pop: 7,400)
22 km (13 mi) NE of Morongo Valley (pop: 3,600)
167 km (104 mi) E of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900)
178 km (111 mi) NE of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900)
196 km (122 mi) NE of Tijuana (pop: 1,376,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 28 Jun 11:57 UTCM 7.3 / -0.1 kmLanders, California Earthquake (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake: Landers, California Earthquake (USA), 28 Jun 1992 11:57

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (20 quakes):
  • 20 Mar 1994 21:20 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    12.4 km (7.7 mi) depth
    |
    187 km (116 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jan 1994 12:31 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    5.3 km (3.3 mi) depth
    |
    189 km (118 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jan 1994 12:30 UTC
    | M 6.7 |
    18.2 km (11.3 mi) depth
    |
    193 km (120 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 1km NNW of Reseda, CA (USA) on Monday, 17 January 1994
  • 21 Aug 1993 01:46 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    8.2 km (5.1 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Dec 1992 02:08 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    1.3 km (0.8 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Nov 1992 16:00 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    -0.4 km (-0.2 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 1992 08:47 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    7.2 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Aug 1992 20:41 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    9.4 km (5.8 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jul 1992 18:14 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    9.6 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    187 km (116 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Jul 1992 21:18 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    4.9 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jul 1992 07:40 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    5.1 km (3.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jun 1992 14:13 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    11.2 km (7 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jun 1992 14:08 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    9.6 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 1992 17:05 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    6.6 km (4.1 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 1992 15:05 UTC
    | M 6.3 |
    3.6 km (2.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 7km SSE of Big Bear City, CA (USA) on Sunday, 28 June 1992
  • 28 Jun 1992 14:43 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    9.6 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 1992 12:40 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    4.4 km (2.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 1992 12:36 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    7.5 km (4.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 1992 12:02 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    5.6 km (3.5 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 1992 12:01 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    5.7 km (3.5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Landers, California Earthquake (USA) on Sunday, 28 June 1992

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