- 08 Feb 2020 11:34:20 PST, (35.095, -116.967), depth 2.3km.
- 22km NNE of Barstow, California
- As of 10 Feb 2020, 07:31AM PST, there has been 1 aftershock recorded, M2.6.
- 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.
- There were 1 events during the 3 days prior to the earthquake (within a 10 km radius).
- The largest was M1.3 (2020/02/05).
- Since our records began in 1932 we’ve had 22 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 M4.6 on 25 Jan 2020.
- Nearby faults: Coyote Lake fault (5.1 km), Blackwater fault zone (Owl Canyon fault) (8.2 km), Blackwater fault zone (Rainbow Canyon fault) (9.1 km), Blackwater fault zone (Fossil Canyon fault) (10.5 km), Blackwater fault zone (11.3 km), Blackwater fault zone (Coon Canyon fault) (11.3 km), Blackwater fault zone (Blackwater fault) (12.3 km) and Harper fault zone (Harper Lake fault) (14.7 km).**
- Links for: USGS earthquake page, ShakeMap, DYFI, waveforms.
- Visit our special reports page for further information on local notable earthquakes.
**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.