- 24 Jan 2020 19:03:34 PST, (35.097, -116.970), depth 3.1km.
- 23km NNE of Barstow, California
- As of 27 Jan 2020, 06:35AM PST, there have been 8 aftershocks recorded.
- The largest was M2.9 (smallest M1.8).
- More aftershocks 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.
- Since our records began in 1932 we’ve had 21 events of M4 or greater within 10km of today’s event.
- The largest historic event was M5.3 on 1997/03/18.
- The most recent historic event was M5.3 on 18 Mar 1997.
- Nearby faults: Coyote Lake fault (5.5 km), Blackwater fault zone (Owl Canyon fault) (8.2 km), Blackwater fault zone (Rainbow Canyon fault) (8.9 km), Blackwater fault zone (Fossil Canyon fault) (10.3 km), Blackwater fault zone (11.0 km), Blackwater fault zone (Coon Canyon fault) (11.2 km), Blackwater fault zone (Blackwater fault) (11.9 km) and Harper fault zone (Harper Lake fault) (14.6 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 station to the epicenter represented here is CI.HAR at approximately 31km away.
**U.S. Geological Survey and California Geological Survey, 2006, Quaternary fault and fold database for the United States, accessed 2015, from USGS web site: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/hazards/qfaults/
This information is subject to change as more up-to-date data become available.