01/24/2016, M4.1 near Ludlow
- 24 Jan 2016 07:32:16 PST, (34.697, -116.238), depth 2.0km, 8km WSW of Ludlow, California
- Aftershocks: so far (24 Jan 2016, 07:53AM PST) there has been 1 aftershock recorded, M2.2. More may be expected in the next few days, the largest expected is approximately 1 magnitude unit smaller than the mainshock. There is a small chance (about 5%) that a larger quake could occur, with the likelihood decreasing over time.
- There were 4 events during the 3 days prior to the earthquake (within a 1 km radius), the largest was M2.8 (2016/01/24).
- Historical seismicity: since our records began in 1932 we’ve had 18 events of M4 or greater within 10km of today’s event, the largest was M5.8 (1999/10/16) and the most recent was M4.3 on 06 Oct 2013.
- Nearby faults: Ludlow fault (7.2 km), Unnamed fault east of Pisgah (8.9 km), Lavic Lake fault zone (10.0 km), Lavic Lake fault zone (Lavic Lake fault) (10.2 km) and Pisgah-Bullion fault zone, Pisgah section (Pisgah fault) (13.6 km).
- Links for: USGS earthquake page, ShakeMap, DYFI.
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