Earthquake Information

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
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.