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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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12/28/2016, M4.0 event near Morongo Valley

28 Dec 2016 09:56:59 PST, (34.152, -116.707), depth 10.1km, 16km NW of Morongo Valley, California Aftershocks: so far there have been 7 aftershocks recorded. More may be expected in the next few days, the largest expected is approximately 1 magnitude

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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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07/31/2016, M4.0 event near Westmorland

31 Jul 2016 09:21:05 PDT, (32.958, -115.760), depth 3.2km, 16km SW of Westmorland, 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

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07/07/2016, M3.8 event near Brawley

07 Jul 2016 05:55:24 PDT, (32.912, -115.535), depth 11.1km, 7km S of Brawley, California Aftershocks: so far (08 Jul 2016, 03:18PM PDT) there have been 19 aftershocks recorded, M2.1. More may be expected in the next few days, the largest

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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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03/12/2016, M4.1 event near Ojai

12 Mar 2016 00:42:40 PST, (34.527, -119.073), depth 19.8km, 18km ENE of Ojai, California Aftershocks: so far (12 Mar 2016, 02:22PM PST) there have been 10 aftershocks recorded, the largest M2.6. More may be expected in the next few days,

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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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