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12/31/2016, Swarm near Brawley (largest M3.9)

A seismic swarm commenced on December 31st, 2016, near Brawley. So far there have been more than 250 events recorded. The largest event in the swarm so far was a M3.9 on 31 Dec 2016 at 15:06:56 PST, (32.975, -115.545),

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10/31/2016, M3.5 event near Niland

31 Oct 2016 03:41:07 PDT, (33.187, -115.567), depth 3.1km, 7km SW of Niland, California This event is the largest so far in a small cluster of events that started at about 2:30am PDT, consisting of about 35 recorded events. A

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09/26/2016, M4.3 event near Bombay Beach

These events are the largest so far in a swarm that started on 26 Sep 2016, 04:03AM PDT, and is occurring in the Brawley Seismic Zone near the southern terminus of the San Andreas Fault. M4.3, 26 Sep 2016 07:31:08

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06/10/2016, M5.2 event near Borrego Springs

Main facts: 10 June 2016 01:04:38 PDT, (33.432, -116.443), depth 12.3km, 20km NNW of Borrego Springs, California. The ground shaking from ShakeMap (instrumental intensity) in the epicentral area was slightly higher than the reported felt intensities from Did You Feel

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02/23/2016, M4.9 event near Wasco

23 Feb 2016 16:02:23 PST, (35.542, -119.373), depth 22.1km, 6km SSW of Wasco, California. Aftershocks: so far (24 Feb 2016, 10:58AM PST) there have been 5 aftershocks recorded, the largest M2.6. More may be expected in the next few days,

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02/22/2016, M4.1 event near Ludlow

22 Feb 2016 19:19:52 PST, (34.695, -116.243), depth 1.4km, 8km WSW of Ludlow, California Aftershocks: so far (23 Feb 2016, 07:47AM PST) there have been 4 aftershocks recorded, the largest M2.9. More may be expected in the next few days,

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02/19/2016, M4.3 event near Lucerne Valley

19 Feb 2016 22:13:20 PST, (34.610, -116.628), depth 6.7km, 36km ENE of Lucerne Valley, California Aftershocks: so far (22 Feb 2016, 12:08PM PST) there have been 11 aftershocks recorded, the largest M2.0. More may be expected in the next few

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01/16/2016, M3.5 event near Lone Pine

16 Jan 2016 12:49:18 PST, (36.542, -117.968), depth 11.2km, 10km ESE of Lone Pine, California Aftershocks: so far (19 Jan 2016, 08:41AM PST) there has been 1 aftershock recorded, M1.8. More may be expected in the next few days, the

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01/19/2016, M3.6 event near Ludlow

19 Jan 2016 02:21:06 PST, (34.692, -116.237), depth 2.4km, 8km WSW of Ludlow, California. Aftershocks: so far (19 Jan 2016, 08:07AM PST) there have been 7 aftershocks recorded, the largest M3.0. More may be expected in the next few days,

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01/06/2016, M4.4 event near Banning

06 Jan 2016 06:42:34 PST, (33.958, -116.888), depth 16.7km, 4km NNW of Banning, California Aftershocks: so far (06 Jan 2016, 9:10am PST) there has been 1 aftershock recorded, M1.0. Some may be expected in the next few days, the largest

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