01/16/2019, M3.9 near Niland

Last updated May 22nd, 2019

  • 16 Jan 2019 18:41:34 PST, (33.182, -115.608), depth 2.9km, 10km SW of Niland, California
  • Aftershocks: so far (16 Jan 2019, 07:29PM PST) there have been 3 aftershocks recorded, the largest M2.9 (smallest M1.6). 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 3 events during the 3 days prior to the earthquake (within a 10 km radius), the largest was M2.2 (2019/01/14).
  • Historical seismicity: since our records began in 1932 we’ve had 75 events of M4 or greater within 10km of today’s event, the largest was M6.2 (1987/11/24) and the most recent was M4.1 on 27 Sep 2016.
  • Links for: USGS earthquake page, ShakeMap, DYFI, waveforms.
  • Visit our special reports page for further information on local notable earthquakes.

Below are the waveform data associated with this event, as recorded in our Live Seismograms Feed.

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