Magnitude 2.87 quake near Desert Hot Springs, CA

Last updated: 2014-10-13 21:29:11 UTC

The Anza group at the University of California San Diego operates a broadband seismograph network consisting of 13 (+ 2) three component broadband seismograph stations centered near Anza, California (see map).

On Friday, October 18th, 2002 at 01:04 (PDT) we recorded a quake (preliminary ml 2.87) located near the city of Desert Hot Springs.

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Initial source parameters for the recent event and aftershocks are shown below. The epicentral distance (distance separating the epicenter and the closest station in the recording network) for Anza is 0.988 (109.86066 km).

This map shows the mainshock (red star) and any associated aftershocks (orange stars). Anza network stations are blue triangles, KNET network stations are pink triangles.

Global mecator event map
Latitude Longitude Origin time (UTC) Origin time (PST) Depth ml Author
34.6532 -116.3431 10/18/02 (291) 08:04:56.057 01:04 (PDT) 0.0000 2.87* UCSD:vladik

* The location and magnitude determined for this event are preliminary and are subject to change upon further review of seismic data.

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URL: http://eqinfo.ucsd.edu/special_events/2002/291/a/index.php [Last updated: 2014-10-13 21:29:11 UTC]