Historic Earthquakes

Southern California
1991 June 28 14:43:54 UTC
Magnitude 5.6

One person killed at Arcadia and one person died from a heart attack at Glendale. At least 100 people were injured although most involved only minor cuts and bruises. Damage in the Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena, San Marino and Sierra Madre areas estimated at 33.5 million dollars. Maximum intensity VII at Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre. Some rockslides occurred on mountain roads. Felt strongly throughout much of southern California from Santa Barbara to San Diego and east as far as the Palm Springs-Indio area.

Abridged from Preliminary Determination of Epicenters, June, 1991.