05/25/2017, M3.7 near Coso Junction

Last updated October 4th, 2019

  • 25 May 2017 08:42:51 PDT, (36.182, -117.845), depth 2.5km, 18km NNE of Coso Junction, California
  • Aftershocks: so far there have been 5 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 2 events during the 3 days prior to the earthquake (within a 15 km radius), the largest was M3.4 (2017/05/25).
  • Historical seismicity: since our records began in 1932 we’ve had 4 events of M4 or greater within 10km of today’s event, the largest was M4.1 (1985/08/16) and the most recent was M4.0 on 15 Feb 2010.
  • Nearby faults: unnamed faults south side Owens Lake (4.3 km), Airport Lake fault zone (10.3 km), Owens Valley fault zone, 1872 rupture section (12.5 km) and Southern Sierra Nevada fault zone, Haiwee Reservoir section (13.1 km).
  • 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. The closest associated stations are CI.CLC 46km away
and CI.FUR 93km away

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