Earthquake activity 31 Aug 2015
Stats are computed at the end of each day UTC (currently 5pm PDT) for the preceding 24 hour period.
- Number of events: 31
- Magnitude range: 0.29 - 2.93
The plot shows the total number of earthquakes recorded per day (UTC) above different magnitude thresholds. The number varies depending on the detection capabilities of the network and seismic activity levels. Swarms or aftershock sequences can cause spikes in the daily rate.
Earthquake activity this week
Use the graph and map below to explore this week's earthquake activity in southern California. For further information, links will take you to the USGS page for each event. Events are color-scaled by the time they occurred (blue is early in the period, red is late) and size-scaled by their magnitude. For a version with interactive faults shown, Click Here.
- Date range: 21 Aug 2015 to 27 Aug 2015 UTC
- Number of events: 292
- Magnitude range: -0.24 - 2.68
- Events M ≥ 2.0: 10
- This Week's Felt Reports