Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 2.5 mi east of Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California, USA, on Monday, June 29, 1992 at 14:13 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - 2.5 mi east of Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California, USA, on Monday, June 29, 1992 at 14:13 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 11 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jun 29, 1992 14:13:38 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 11.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.1045°N / 116.39°W (San Bernardino, California, United States)
Antipode: 34.105°S / 63.61°E
Nearest volcano: Pinto Basin-Salton Creek (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) ESE of Yucca Valley (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Desert Hot Springs (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Twentynine Palms (San Bernardino County) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Palm Springs (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Cathedral City (pop: 53,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Palm Desert (pop: 51,900) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NNW of Indio (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NNE of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) E of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900) --> See nearby quakes!
676 km (420 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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5.111 km4km ESE of Yucca Valley, CA (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4372 quakes)

  • 28 Aug 1992 12:46 UTC
    | M 1.0 |
    2.4 km (1.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 12:40 UTC
    | M 1.3 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 12:38 UTC
    | M 1.9 |
    8.6 km (5.3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 11:09 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    6.1 km (3.8 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 11:03 UTC
    | M 1.9 |
    3.4 km (2.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 10:50 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    7.6 km (4.7 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 10:42 UTC
    | M 1.3 |
    8.8 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 10:34 UTC
    | M 1.2 |
    7.9 km (4.9 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (0 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 09:05 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    -0.8 km (-0.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 07:15 UTC
    | M 1.7 |
    1.5 km (0.9 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 06:59 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    -0.9 km (-0.6 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 05:26 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    4.7 km (2.9 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 05:04 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    4.9 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 04:21 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    10.7 km (6.6 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 04:11 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    3.9 km (2.4 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 1992 04:09 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    10.8 km (6.7 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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