Southern California Earthquake Data Center

Significant Earthquakes and Faults

Historical Earthquakes & Significant Faults in Southern CA

Below is a map of Southern California to display significant earthquakes and faults. The fault traces are shown in red. This is an interactive map. To toggle detailed instructions on how to use the map and its associated control panel, click the informtation button ("i") to the right. A link to the glossary can also be found there. The control panel is located just below the map. Funding for development was provided by the SCEC Internship Program.

Longitude: Latitude:

Significant Events by Magnitude
MarkerMagnitude
M5-5.9 4 ≤ 4.9
M5-5.9 5 ≤ 5.9
M6-6.9 6 ≤ 6.9
M7-9 7 ≤ 9.0
Significant Events by Name







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