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Quake 13th biggest in last decade

July 29, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A list of the biggest quakes in recent California history, measured by magnitude:
  1. 7.3, Landers, Calif., June 28, 1992, three deaths
  2. 7.2, Cape Mendocino, Calif., April 25, 1992
  3. 7.2, Off coast of Northern California, June 15, 2005
  4. 7.1, Hector Mine, Calif., Oct. 16, 1999
  5. 7.0, Honeydew, Calif., Aug. 17, 1991
  6. 7.0, Cape Mendocino, Calif., Sept. 1, 1994
  7. 6.7, Northridge, Calif., Jan. 17, 1994, 60 deaths
  8. 6.6, San Simeon, Calif., Dec. 22, 2003, 2 deaths
  9. 6.6, Off coast of Northern California, June 17, 2005
  10. 6.2, Joshua Tree, Calif., April 23, 1992
  11. 6.0, Central California, Sept. 28, 2004
  12. 5.6, Sierra Madre, Calif., June 28, 1991, two deaths
  13. 5.4, Chino Hills, Calif., July 29, 2008
  14. 5.4, San Francisco Bay Area, Calif., Oct. 31, 2007

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