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California's earthquake history

Below is a list of the historical earthquakes in California, they are listed by month:

(All Times are listed in Coordinated Universal (UTC) Time)

January

  • 1857 01 09 - Fort Tejon, California - M 7.9             
  • 2010 01 10 - Offshore Northern California - M 6.5
  • 1994 01 17 - Northridge, California - M 6.7              
  • 1923 01 22 - Humbolt County, California - M 7.2
  • 1922 01 31 - Eureka, California - M 7.3 


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February

  • 1971 02 09 - San Fernando, California - M 6.6          
  • 1890 02 24 - Corralitos, California - M 6.3
  • 1892 02 24 - Imperial Valley, California - M 7.8 


March

  • 1901 03 03 - Parkfield, California - M 6.4
  • 1922 03 10 - Parkfield, California - M 6.1
  • 1933 03 11 - Long Beach, California - M 6.4             
  • 1957 03 22 - Daly City, California - M 5.3                
  • 1872 03 26 - Owens Valley, California - M 7.4          
  • 1898 03 31 - Mare Island, California - M 6.3 


April

  • 1898 04 15 - Mendocino County, California - M 6.8
  • 1899 04 16 - Eureka, California - M 7.0
  • 1906 04 18 - San Francisco, California - M 7.8          
  • 1892 04 19 - Vacaville, California - M 6.4                
  • 1892 04 21 - Winters, California - M 6.4
  • 1918 04 21 - San Jacinto, California - M 6.8             
  • 1992 04 23 - Joshua Tree - M 6.2
  • 1984 04 24 - Morgan Hill, California - M 6.2
  • 1992 04 25 - Cape Mendocino, California - M 7.2

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May

  • 1983 05 02 - Coalinga, California - M 6.4
  • 1940 05 19 - Imperial Valley, California - M 7.1           
  • 1980 05 25 - Mammoth Lakes, California - M 6.2
  • 1980 05 27 - Mammoth Lakes, California - M 6.0 


June

  • 1838 06 - San Francisco area, California - M 6.8
  • 1932 06 06 - Eureka, California - M 6.4                      
  • 1934 06 08 - Parkfield, California - M 6.1
  • 1836 06 10 - South San Francisco Bay region, California - M 6.5
  • 2005 06 15 - Off the Coast of Northern California - M 7.2
  • 2005 06 17 - Off the Coast of Northern California - M 6.6
  • 1897 06 20 - Calaveras fault, California - M 6.3
  • 1915 06 23 - Imperial Valley, California - M 6.3          
  • 1992 06 28 - Big Bear, California - M 6.5
  • 1966 06 28 - Parkfield, California - M 6.1
  • 1992 06 28 - Landers, California - M 7.3                    
  • 1991 06 28 - Sierra Madre, California - M 5.6               
  • 1926 06 29 - Santa Barbara, California - M 5.5           
  • 1925 06 29 - Santa Barbara, California - M 6.8  



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July

  • 1911 07 01 - Calaveras fault, California - M 6.5
  • 1986 07 08 - North Palm Springs, California - M 6.1
  • 1986 07 21 - Chalfant Valley, California - M 6.2
  • 1952 07 21 - Kern County, California - M 7.3               


August

  • 1989 08 08 - Santa Cruz County, California - M 5.4     
  • 1952 08 22 - Kern County, California - M 5.8               


September

  • 1966 09 12 - Truckee, California - M 5.9
  • 2004 09 28 - Central California - M 6.0 

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October

  • 1987 10 01 - Whittier Narrows, California - M 5.9        
  • 1969 10 02 - Santa Rosa, California - M 5.7                
  • 1987 10 04 - Whittier Narrows, California - M 5.6         
  • 1865 10 08 - Santa Cruz Mountains, California - M 6.5
  • 1979 10 15 - Imperial Valley, Mexico - California Border - M 6.4
  • 1999 10 16 - Hector Mine, California - M 7.1
  • 1989 10 18 - Loma Prieta, California - M 6.9              
  • 1868 10 21 - Hayward, California - M 6.8                 
  • 1926 10 22 - Monterey Bay, California - M 6.1
  • 1955 10 24 - Concord, California - M 5.4  


November

  • 1927 11 04 - Lompoc, California - M 7.1 
  • 1980 11 08 - Humboldt County, California - M 7.2
  • 1873 11 23 - California - Oregon Coast - M 7.3
  • 1987 11 24 - Superstition Hills, California - M 6.7
  • 1987 11 24 - Superstition Hills, California - M 6.5 

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December

  • 1812 12 08 - Southwest of San Bernardino County, California - M 6.9 
  • 1954 12 21 - Eureka, California - M 6.5 
  • 1812 12 21 - West of Ventura, California - M 7.1 
  • 2003 12 22 - San Simeon, California - M 6.6 
  • 1899 12 25 - San Jacinto, California - M 6.7 

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