1378-1384. Although earlier earthquakes have been documented—such as significant movement on the southern San Andreas fault all the way back to the 1600s—the earliest reported earthquake in California was on July 28, 1769, noted by members of a Spanish expedition to chart a land route from San Diego to Monterey. List of Notable and Major California Earthquakes California's Earthquake History. Thirty years ago this month, on Dec. 7, 1988, a magnitude-6.8 earthquake shook the northern region of the then-Soviet republic of Armenia. Southwest Of Australia. 88, pp. Strong mag. 1988-05-04 04:52:29 UTC at 04:52 May 04, 1988 UTC Location: Epicenter at -32.22, 117.952 Depth: 10 km. An earthquake recorded near Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory in 1988 is now considered Australia's largest ever, snatching the title from Western Australia. 2.3 magnitude earthquake 2020-10-08 07:50:50 UTC at 07:50 October 08, 2020 UTC Location: Epicenter at 38.839, -82.757 13.2 km from Sciotodale (8.2 miles) This earthquake is close to these areas: West Of Australia. One, a M 6.9 earthquake in August 1988, 140 km to the south-southeast of the May 12th event, caused close to 1,500 fatalities. The services DOC provides are designed to balance today's needs with tomorrow's obligations by fostering the wise use and conservation of energy, land and mineral resources. At 11:41 a.m., the earthquake damaged nearly a third of the small country and destroyed the town of Spitak near the epicenter. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. The 1988 Upland earthquake caused minor damage in the epicentral area, but would have been of relatively little note were it not for the possibility that it may have been triggered by the Whittier Narrows earthquake-- 9 months earlier, and 20 km away. Surface faulting associated with the 5.2 magnitude Galway Lake earthquake of May 31, 1975: Mojave Desert, San Bernardino County, California. 6.6 earthquake - Nicaragua on Friday, 6 May 1988 at 14:46 (GMT) Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 87 km depth Geological Society of America Bulletin , Vol. 3.5 magnitude earthquake. Northwest Of … It was the strongest earthquake to hit the area since the San Francisco earthquake … South Coast Of Australia. NBC Evening News for Monday, May 09, 1988 View other clips in this broadcast → Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. California Department of Conservation administers a variety of programs vital to California's public safety, environment and economy. A greater than 50% probability of a magnitude 8.2 earthquake in Tokyo, Japan, during that same period, and a slightly less than 50% chance of a magnitude 6.5 to 7.5 quake on California’s Hayward fault. San Francisco earthquake of 1989, major earthquake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area, California, U.S., on October 17, 1989, and caused 63 deaths, nearly 3,800 injuries, and an estimated $6 billion in property damage. A 50% probability of a magnitude 6.5 to 7.5 earthquake in the New Madrid region on December 2-3, [1990,] plus or minus two days (December 1-5).