Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 55 mi east of Victorville, San Bernardino County, California, USA, on Sunday, July 5, 1992 at 21:18 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 55 mi east of Victorville, San Bernardino County, California, USA, on Sunday, July 5, 1992 at 21:18 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jul 5, 1992 21:18:27 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 4.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.583°N / 116.322°W (San Bernardino, California, United States)
Antipode: 34.583°S / 63.678°E
Nearest volcano: Lavic Lake (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) N of Joshua Tree (pop: 7,410) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) N of Yucca Valley (pop: 21,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (34 mi) NNW of Twentynine Palms (San Bernardino County) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) E of Apple Valley (pop: 72,200) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) E of Victorville (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) ENE of Hesperia (pop: 93,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) N of Indian Wells (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) ENE of Los Angeles (pop: 3,971,900) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) SSW of Las Vegas (Nevada) (pop: 623,700) --> See nearby quakes!
641 km (398 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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5.44.9 km21km SW of Ludlow, California (USA)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4146 quakes)

  • 03 Sep 1992 21:03 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    3.4 km (2.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 20:03 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    1.6 km (1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 19:47 UTC
    | M 1.2 |
    2.2 km (1.4 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 19:36 UTC
    | M 1.4 |
    1.9 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 19:01 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    3.1 km (1.9 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 18:59 UTC
    | M 1.9 |
    7.4 km (4.6 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 18:41 UTC
    | M 1.5 |
    3.3 km (2.1 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 18:25 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    0.8 km (0.5 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 17:45 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    2.6 km (1.6 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 17:30 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    2.1 km (1.3 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 17:24 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    2.2 km (1.4 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 17:20 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    8.3 km (5.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 16:55 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    7.3 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 16:50 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    4.7 km (2.9 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 16:44 UTC
    | M 1.0 |
    1.9 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Sep 1992 16:14 UTC
    | M 1.1 |
    7.3 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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