09/19/2017, M3.7 near Little Lake

  • 19 Sep 2017 11:45:43 PDT, (36.020, -117.770), depth 1.8km, 15km NE of Little Lake, California
  • Aftershocks: so far there have been no aftershocks recorded. Some 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 19 events during the 3 days prior to the earthquake (within a 15 km radius), the largest was M3.2 (2017/09/19).
  • Historical seismicity: since our records began in 1932 we’ve had 21 events of M4 or greater within 10km of today’s event, the largest was M5.3 (1996/11/27) and the most recent was M4.0 on 15 Feb 2010.
  • Nearby faults: Airport Lake fault zone (0.0 km), Unnamed fault near Coso Basin (4.9 km) and Unnamed fault east of Rose Valley (7.1 km).
  • Links for: USGS earthquake page, ShakeMap, DYFI, waveforms.
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Below are the waveform data associated with this event, as recorded in our Live Seismograms Feed. The closest station represented in this feed is CI.CLC, 27km away from the epicenter.

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