Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 47 mi east of San Bernardino, California, USA, on Sunday, June 28, 1992 at 12:40 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 47 mi east of San Bernardino, California, USA, on Sunday, June 28, 1992 at 12:40 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 4 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jun 28, 1992 12:40:53 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 4.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.34117°N / 116.51067°W (San Bernardino, California, United States)
Antipode: 34.341°S / 63.489°E
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Yucca Valley (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Desert Hot Springs (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WNW of Twentynine Palms (San Bernardino County) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Apple Valley (pop: 72,200) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) E of Hesperia (pop: 93,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) ESE of Victorville (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ENE of San Bernardino (pop: 216,100) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) ENE of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) NNE of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900) --> See nearby quakes!
649 km (403 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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5.44.4 km26km NNW of Yucca Valley, CA (USA)USGS
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes)

  • 01 Jul 1992 07:40 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    5.1 km (3.2 mi) depth
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jun 1992 14:13 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    11.2 km (7 mi) depth
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Jun 1992 14:08 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    9.6 km (6 mi) depth
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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