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Latest quakes in or near Santa Barbara, California, USA, in the past 24 hours on Sunday, December 4, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 4, 2022 13:34 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 2
  • 2 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In the past 24 hours, Santa Barbara had 1 quake of magnitude 2.2. There were also 2 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
A weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake occurred in California, USA, 4 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 1.4 | 14km NW of Grapevine, CA -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 2.2 | 15 mi SW of Arvin, Kern County, California, USA -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Santa Barbara, California, USA (updated )

Past 24 hours3 quakes1 quake M2+
Past 7 days30 quakes3 quakes M2+
Past 30 days135 quakes14 quakes M2+
Past 90 days438 quakes43 quakes M2+2 quakes M3+
Past 365 days1,697 quakes252 quakes M2+33 quakes M3+2 quakes M4+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (4 quakes):
Date and timeMag
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Sunday, December 4, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 4, 2022 4:56 am (GMT -8) (Dec 4, 2022 12:56 GMT)

15 km
14km NW of Grapevine, CA More
Dec 4, 2022 1:41 am (GMT -8) (Dec 4, 2022 09:41 GMT)

9.8 km
15 mi southwest of Arvin, Kern County, California, USA 1 reportMore
Dec 3, 2022 10:37 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 4, 2022 06:37 GMT)

14 mi west of Anaheim, Orange County, California, USA (unconfirmed)
I FELT IT - 1 report
Saturday, December 3, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 3, 2022 2:27 pm (GMT -8) (Dec 3, 2022 22:27 GMT)

10.7 km
8.7 mi north of Fillmore, Ventura County, California, USA More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.7 x 108 joules (46 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy

Latest seismic signals

Seismic station: Santa Barbara (SBC/CI network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Santa Barbara: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Santa Barbara Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Santa Barbara?

The last earthquake in Santa Barbara occurred 37 minutes ago: Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - 14km NW of Grapevine, CA, on Sunday, Dec 4, 2022 at 4:56 am (GMT -8).

How many quakes were there in Santa Barbara today?

In the past 24 hours, Santa Barbara, California, USA had 4 quakes up to magnitude 2.2.

What was the strongest quake in Santa Barbara today?

The strongest earthquake in Santa Barbara today occurred 4 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 15 mi southwest of Arvin, Kern County, California, USA, on Sunday, Dec 4, 2022 at 1:41 am (GMT -8).

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