Earthquakes-California-Los Angeles Area-2017                      
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Geology Exploration Using Google Earth
USA Earthquakes for 2017 

Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu )
last edited:  1/8/18       5 views
 
California-Los Angeles
All earthquakes
 
     As usual this was quite busy with earthquakes.
 


                                     Earthquake data is from USGS Earthquakes of the Week. 

big earthquakes (3.4 and larger)
 
     In spite of the large number of earthquakes, there were few large
earthquakes (3.4 and larger).
 


deep earthquakes, 17.5 kilometers and deeper
 
     Many of the earthquakes in the Los Angeles are were deeper than
17.5 kilometers.



 

all earthquakes with lines connecting 4 or more earthquakes in a row
 

 

just the lines connecting 4 or more earthquakes in a row
There are two prominent trends: northwest and east-northeast.
 




Just credit photos to Google Earth/R.Weller/Cochise College.
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