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Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 15km NW of Grapevine, CA on Monday, 16 April 2018

Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake  - 15km NW of Grapevine, CA on Monday, 16 April 2018
Date & time: Mon, 16 Apr 16:36:48 UTC
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 7.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.0435°N / 119.0423°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Coso (156 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Fort Tejon State Hist. Park, Bakersfield CA 93313 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): couple seconds of shaking and then a jolt.
95134 / not felt: The loudest, weirdest rumbling noises. Louder than thunder. Thought it was a plane crash or a building being demolished. The rumbling noises occurred in two separate instances.
Shafter / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt a little jolt and a little shaking. I was about 2 miles from the center of the quake.
Shafter, Ca. / MMI III (Weak shaking): Small jolt then a few rolling shakes
San Jose, zip: 95126-1337 / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting in living room, more of a rolling motion, time:9:40am.Note: about 30 min. previous we received large local thunder. Kelly/WB6AAJ
San Jose / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
santa clara / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
San Jose, CA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
san jose / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Jose / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lafayette St. Santa Clara / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
SAN JOSE / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Jose CA (354.9 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Jose State University / MMI V (Moderate shaking): A very strong initial shake followed by a very light and sustained shaking
3053 Three Springs Rd, Mt Hamilton, CA / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
95051 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): A couple of shimmies and a jolt that made my coffee slosh out of my mug
San jose / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bakersfield (25.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
225 W Santa Clara Street, San Jose CA 95113 / MMI IV (Light shaking): 12th floor level
San Jose / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt it while watching a YouTube vid I'm not sure if its earthquake or wind because its raining today sooo idk
Los Angeles (United States) (108 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I woke up from bed (via EMSC)
Pasadena (United States) (131 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Not felt! (via EMSC)
Santa Clarita (United States of America) (74 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Definitely felt the floor roll (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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