01/19/2016, M3.6 near Ludlow

Last updated May 22nd, 2019

  • 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, 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 5 events during the 3 days prior to the earthquake (within a 1 km radius), the largest was M2.9 (2016/01/19).
  • Historical seismicity: since our records began in 1932 we’ve had 19 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 (7.1 km), Lavic Lake fault zone (9.6 km), Pisgah-Bullion fault zone, Pisgah section (Pisgah fault) (13.6 km) and Bullion Mountains fault zone (14.7 km).
  • Links for: USGS earthquake page, ShakeMap, DYFI.
  • Visit our special reports page for further information on local notable earthquakes.
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