Recent earthquake near Hector Mine / Joshua Tree
Last updated: 2015-10-22 22:34:38 UTC
Early Saturday morning, October 16th, 1999 at approximately 2:46 PST we recorded an earthquake located in a sparsely populated area 55 km (34 miles) northwest of Twentynine Palms and 76 km (47 miles) east-southeast of Barstow. This earthquake was felt in the San Diego area. Preliminary source parameters are shown below.
|Pre-shocks||Main Event and Aftershocks|
- Yellow triangles are ANZA broadband stations.
- Blue dots are background seismicity.
- Thin red lines are fault lines.
- Thin grey lines are major roads or highways.
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|34.412||-116.338||10/16/1999 (289) 09:46:47.103||0.000||UCSD||available|
|34.600||-116.270||10/16/1999 (289) 09:46:44.000||6.000||7.00||SCEC||available|
|34.640||-116.440||10/16/1999 (289) 09:59:34.000||10.0||5.3||QED||available|
|34.440||-116.250||10/16/1999 (289) 12:57:21.000||1.0||5.8||QED||available|
|34.860||-116.35||10/21/1999 (294) 01:54:06.000||4.5||5.1||SCEC||available|
|34.800||-116.41||10/21/1999 (294) 01:54:35.000||1.7||5.0||SCEC||available|
|34.860||-116.40||10/21/1999 (294) 01:57:38.000||1.4||5.0||SCEC||available|
|34.85||-116.42||10/22/1999 (295) 16:08:48.000||6.0||5.1||SCEC|
|34.520||-116.27||10/29/1999 (302) 12:36:37.000||0.1||4.5||SCEC|
The event parameters for the main shock are shown in red in the above table. The event parameters for significant aftershocks are shown in orange.
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URL: http://eqinfo.ucsd.edu/special_events/1999/290/a/index.php [Last updated: 2015-10-22 22:34:38 UTC]