California, United States has had M. or greater earthquakes in the past earthquakes in the past days , earthquakes in the past days.Clicking the list icon in the top right corner will load the earthquake list. Clicking the map icon in the top right corner will load the map. Clicking the options icon in the top right corner lets you change which earthquakes are displayed, and many other map and list options. Clicking the about icon in the top right corner loads this page..Rows The earliest known earthquake was documented in by the Spanish explorers and .Maps are updated within minutes of an earthquake or once an hour. Smaller earthquakes in southern California are added after human processing, which may take several hours. Map need updating? Try reloading the page to your browser. Brown .LA and Southern California has had M. or greater earthquakes in the past earthquakes in the past days earthquakes in the past days.Earthquakes recorded for the last week hours . Times are local PST or PDT . The most recent earthquakes are at the top of the list. Click on the word “map” or “MAP” to see a map displaying the earthquake. Click on an event “DATE” to get additional text information. Magnitude and greater earthquakes are printed in bold type.. Seconds before an earthquake hits anywhere in California, people nearby will now get a warning on their smartphones to duck and cover. The first state wide early warning system in the nation launched today, on the th anniversary of the devastating Loma Prieta earthquake that killed people in the San Francisco Bay Area..