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Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada

Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada

Mar 16, 2010, 4:28 AM 4

 Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada

California Integrated Seismic Net

Version #2: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event.
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A light earthquake occurred at 4:04:00 AM (PDT) on Tuesday, March 16, 2010.
The magnitude 4.4 event occurred 2 km (1 miles) ENE of Pico Rivera, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 18 km (11 miles).


Magnitude 4.4 - local magnitude (ML)
Time Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 4:04:00 AM (PDT)
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 11:04:00 (UTC)
Distance from Pico Rivera, CA - 2 km (1 miles) ENE (58 degrees)
Montebello, CA - 4 km (3 miles) ESE (115 degrees)
Whittier Narrows Rec. Area, CA - 4 km (3 miles) SSW (207 degrees)
Downey, CA - 9 km (5 miles) NE (39 degrees)
Los Angeles Civic Center, CA - 17 km (11 miles) ESE (112 degrees)
Coordinates 33 deg. 59.9 min. N (33.998N), 118 deg. 4.3 min. W (118.072W)
Depth 18 km (11.2 miles)
Location Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=122, Nph=122, Dmin=5 km, Rmss=0.37 sec, Erho=0.4 km, Erzz=0.9 km, Gp=25.2 degrees
Event ID# ci14601172
Additional Information 2-degree map 
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24-hour Aftershock Forecast Map 
SCSN Moment Tensor Solution 
Tsunami Information Statement from the WC/ATWC 

For more information, see http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/sca/

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