Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 50 mi east of San Bernardino, California, USA, on Wednesday, July 1, 1992 at 07:40 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 50 mi east of San Bernardino, California, USA, on Wednesday, July 1, 1992 at 07:40 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 5 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jul 1, 1992 07:40:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 5.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.33°N / 116.464°W (San Bernardino, California, United States)
Antipode: 34.33°S / 63.536°E
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) N of Yucca Valley (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) N of Desert Hot Springs (pop: 28,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Twentynine Palms (San Bernardino County) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Indio (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) E of Hesperia (pop: 93,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Victorville (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ENE of San Bernardino (pop: 216,100) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) ENE of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NNE of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900) --> See nearby quakes!
653 km (405 mi) SE of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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5.35.1 km24km N of Yucca Valley, California (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5867 quakes)

  • 30 Aug 1992 07:31 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    -1.1 km (-0.7 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 05:06 UTC
    | M 1.9 |
    5.4 km (3.4 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 04:50 UTC
    | M 1.2 |
    -1.1 km (-0.7 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 04:35 UTC
    | M 1.3 |
    1.6 km (1 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 04:18 UTC
    | M 1.7 |
    -0.7 km (-0.4 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 02:48 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    2.5 km (1.6 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 02:41 UTC
    | M 1.2 |
    5.7 km (3.5 mi) depth
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    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 02:17 UTC
    | M 1.3 |
    7.7 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 01:43 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    1.5 km (0.9 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 01:42 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    -0.1 km (-0.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 01:15 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    8.7 km (5.4 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 01:14 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    7.1 km (4.4 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 00:44 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    1.2 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Aug 1992 00:44 UTC
    | M 1.9 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Aug 1992 23:28 UTC
    | M 1.7 |
    0.3 km (0.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Aug 1992 23:23 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    -1 km (-0.6 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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