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Significant Quake Strikes Near Villa Park, California

Posted by feww on January 16, 2014

M3.8 Earthquake Strikes 11km E of Villa Park, California

The event was followed by another shock measuring M3.2, which occurred 5km N of Fontana, California.

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Earthquake Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP

Earthquake Details

Event Time: 2014-01-16 07:40:06 UTC
Location: 33.833°N, 117.688°W depth=8.5km (5.3mi)
Nearby Cities

  • 12km (7mi) WSW of Corona, California
  • 13km (8mi) ESE of Yorba Linda, California
  • 19km ENE of Santa Ana, California
  • 21km E of Anaheim, California
  • 57km ESE of Los Angeles, California

Second Event

M3.2, 2014-01-16 09:50:03 UTC, 34.140°N 117.439°W depth=1.7km (1.1mi), 5km N of Fontana, California

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Significant Quake Strikes Near Fontana, California

Posted by feww on January 15, 2014

M4.4 Earthquake Strikes 5km N of Fontana, California

The event followed three other shocks measuring greater than 2.5Mw that struck California over the past 24 hours.

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Earthquake Location Maps. Source: USGS/EHP

Magnitude: 4.4Mw
Event Time: 2014-01-15 09:35:19 UTC
Location: 34.144°N, 117.446°W depth=5.2km (3.2mi)
Nearby Cities:

  • 5km (3mi) N of Fontana, California
  • 8km (5mi) WNW of Rialto, California
  • 9km (6mi) NNW of Bloomington, California
  • 9km (6mi) W of Muscoy, California

Other Events

  • M2.6, 30km ENE of Soledad, California, 2014-01-15 08:30:15 UTC, 36.574°N 121.037°W depth=8.2km (5.1mi)
  • M3.2, 31km ENE of Soledad, California, 2014-01-15 08:18:14 UTC, 36.574°N 121.033°W depth=8.9km (5.5mi)
  • M3.3, 2km W of Hollister, California, 2014-01-15 04:52:35 UTC, 36.857°N 121.430°W depth=9.5km (5.9mi)

(Source: USGS/EHP)

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