Earthquake in california map. California earthquake authority cea is a not for profit privately funded publicly managed organization that provides residential earthquake insurance and encourages californians to reduce their risk of earthquake losses. The 2010 baja california earthquake also known as 2010 easter earthquake 2010 sierra el mayor earthquake or 2010 el mayor cucapah earthquake occurred on april 4 easter sunday with a moment magnitude of 72 and a maximum mercalli intensity of vii very strong. Hazards are measured as the likelihood of experiencing earthquake shaking of various intensitieshow to read the mapsthe colors in the maps denote seismic design categories sdcs which reflect the likelihood of experiencing earthquake shaking of various. This map displays earthquakes which have happened in the past 24 hours in google maps ranging from n30 to n45 w112 to w130.
Earthquakes refresh every 5 minutes. Relative2me which earthquakes happened near you. This colorful new map from the us. Req2 new version of recent earthquakes map that uses google maps did you feel it.
The usgs earthquake hazards program is part of the national earthquake hazards reduction program nehrp established by congress in 1977 and the usgs advanced national seismic system anss was established by congress as a nehrp facility. California has been rocked by a fresh earthquake measuring 34 in magnitude while alaska continues to be hit by mid sized earthquakes after a 79 magitude earthquake struck off the coast of alaska.