Southern California Earthquake Data Center

Significant Earthquakes and Faults

Chronological Earthquake Index

Montebello Earthquake

Time: June 12, 1989 / 9:57 am PDT
Location: 34° 1.65' N, 118° 10.78' W Beneath Montebello, near East Los Angeles
Magnitude: ML4.9
Depth: 15.6 km

 

This earthquake was followed 25 minutes later by a magnitude 4.4 aftershock with a very similar hypocentral location. Some regard this earthquake as an aftershock of the Pasadena earthquake, six months earlier.

 

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