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Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 9km NNE of Alum Rock, CA on Monday, 16 April 2018

Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake  - 9km NNE of Alum Rock, CA on Monday, 16 April 2018
Date & time: Mon, 16 Apr 16:39:26 UTC
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 9.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.4347°N / 121.773°W
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (192 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(20.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sunnyvale / MMI IV (Light shaking)
West san jose ca (21.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Sunnyvale / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(18.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Jose near Piedmont & Cropley / MMI IV (Light shaking): What a day! Thunder and lighting and heavy rain followed by an earthquake. Very obvious shaking in the house, nothing displaced and no damage.
San Jose, Ca 95132 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Heard it more than felt it.
san jose ca 95118 / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
487 Marshall Avenue, San Jose / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The house shook a few times then stopped. No damage done and nothing moved. Please note that our old/solid house rarely shakes during an earthquake
San jose, king road and story rd / MMI IV (Light shaking): 4 sec. and slowly stopped.
(7.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Sunnyvale / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Palo Alto / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(18.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fremont / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Jolt
San Jose willow glen / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lasted several seconds
Milpitas / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I've lived here only 6 years, but was the 2nd strongest I've felt so far. Work in Milpitas & we were all a little freaked out for about 30 seconds.
Maroun Pl, 95148, San Jose, CA / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting on my Bed watching the morning news. Suddenly started to hear the thud sound and all the items started to rattle. TV started to shake and felt this experience for secs.
(18.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
37491 Parish Cir, Fremont, CA 894536 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Felt shaking in Second floow condo, Parish cir Fremont
San Jose West / MMI IV (Light shaking): sitting in front of my computer when it happen, more of a east west movement. 3sec
Sunnyvale (24.5 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very strong sideways shaking for 3 seconds. Felt like a truck hit side of house. (via app)
(14.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Santa Clara, CA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Very quick jolt, but everyone in my office felt it.
Santa clara st and 6th st san jose,ca / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
95113 / MMI IV (Light shaking)
SAN JOSE, CA 95116 (70.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): BUILDING SHOOK ABOUT 5 SECONDS THEN FELT THE BIG PULSE
Campbell Ca / MMI IV (Light shaking): I heard it coming. Thought it was distant thunder but kept rolling closer than JOLT!
(10.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
San Jose, CA (11.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): very short earthquake
(11.4 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(15.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting still at my desk and felt it kind of roll for about 3-4 seconds (via app)
East San Jose, CA / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(17.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Only a second or two. (via app)
Santa Clara, CA (Intel Mission Campus) (18 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mountain view, ca / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting on the bed and felt the bed sway
Mabury Road, San Jose / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Lake Elsinore (United States of America) (585 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Heard it coming before it started shaking. Reminded me of the 89 earthquake just before it hit, I heard a rolling sound. (via EMSC)
Santa Cruz (United States of America) (55 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I do not. It was very mild. (via EMSC)
San Gregorio (United States of America) (55 km W from epicenter)(no details): Very mild movement for up to 5 seconds. (via EMSC)
Santa Cruz (United States of America) (54 km S from epicenter)(no details): Very slight shaking. Shook my computer monitors on the second floor building. (via EMSC)
Capitola (United States of America) (53 km S from epicenter)(no details): Heard the house creak a bit just as I felt a little wiggle. Only lasted a mere second, but I suspected it was a quake when I noticed the fixtures in my room were swaying ever so slightly. (via EMSC)
Felton (United States of America) (50 km SW from epicenter)(no details): We can't tell the house shifted. We do get small movement from time to time with quakes which sometimes we don't notice to later. Sharp, short jolt. (via EMSC)
Dublin (United States of America) (33 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Shook my desk lighly (via EMSC)
Los Altos (United States of America) (32 km W from epicenter)(no details): Just a jolt. (via EMSC)
Los Gatos (United States of America) (29 km SW from epicenter)(no details): a quick jolt (via EMSC)
Saratoga (United States of America) (28 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Saratoga, CA (via EMSC)
Mountain View (United States) (28 km W from epicenter)(no details): I feel hurt... (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States) (25 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Was lying in bed and catching up on the news via my cell phone when I felt the bed move slightly back and forth. (via EMSC)
Cupertino (United States) (25 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Quick desk bounce, then stop (via EMSC)
Los Gatos (United States of America) (25 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Chair shook side to side. (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States) (24 km W from epicenter)(no details): Just a quick bump (via EMSC)
Cupertino (United States) (24 km SW from epicenter)(no details): This must be the one we felt rather than the central cal one. Whole house felt like it got a push. Sounded like some one fell upstairs. (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States) (24 km W from epicenter)(no details): Was over before I had time to react. (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States) (24 km W from epicenter)(no details): Big jolt sideways (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States) (24 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was a small rolling earthquake that only lasted a few seconds but definitely startled me. (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States) (24 km W from epicenter)(no details): Only lasted a couple of seconds (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (23 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It shaked my bed :) (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt the floor roll beneath my feet. 4 of 5 people on avg reacted and felt it immediately (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): Aftershocks for several minutes after main quake. (via EMSC)
Cupertino (United States) (23 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Couple of wobbles and hanging lights swaying slightly. Less than 5 seconds. (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): just a quick shake in Sunnyvale. Sounded like someone slap on the door next door. (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States of America) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt the couch shaking while I was sitting there. (via EMSC)
Sunnyvale (United States of America) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): Noticeable jolt, short (via EMSC)
Fremont (United States) (23 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt the quake in Fremont, CA (via EMSC)
Campbell (United States) (22 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was a jerker that lasted a couple seconds. It felt like it wanted to keep going. (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States of America) (21 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt like a circular jolt (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (21 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt a strong jolt. (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States) (21 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Single jolt then slight shaking. (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (21 km S from epicenter)(no details): Just a small shake lasting a couple of seconds here (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States of America) (21 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt the aftershaves for a bit after the initial shake. Wasn't all that bad (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States of America) (19 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Yes, it was a big jolt... Less than a second. (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States of America) (19 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Short...about 3 seconds of radical.movement (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States) (18 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Strong jolt with small rolling - 5 seconds (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States) (18 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was one quick Jerk as though someone tired to push the buidling (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (17 km SW from epicenter)(no details): House rattled (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States of America) (17 km W from epicenter)(no details): It really shook the structure I was under in Santa Clara. (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States) (16 km W from epicenter)(no details): One short shake! (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States of America) (16 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Everything shaked (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States) (16 km W from epicenter)(no details): On 3rd floor. It was a sudden shaking for a few seconds then it stopped. Computer monitor was shaking. (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States of America) (16 km W from epicenter)(no details): Я спала, проснулась от ощущения, что сильно толкнули кровать и после ощущалось некоторое дрожание (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States of America) (15 km S from epicenter)(no details): Little rattle on my bed. Surprising to me because of light showers right now in San Jose. I thought that earthquakes happen mostly when temperatures are high. (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States of America) (15 km S from epicenter)(no details): This was the one I felt in San Jose. Not the one in Central California. (via EMSC)
Santa Clara (United States) (15 km W from epicenter)(no details): Shook the whole building (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (15 km W from epicenter)(no details): Single sharp jolt. (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (15 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it at San José employee parking lot (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Sound rolled through house North to South (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The cats paused what they were doing, turned their heads, and listened briefly. I'm usually the first person to take cover, but didn't feel the need to get under my desk. (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): One big jolt (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Very sharp jolt,,, then gone (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): one small jolt shake (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Thought it was thunder at first but definitely a loud rumble approaching then shaking side to side at my desk. (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): A single abrupt sideways jolt.Sharp creaking sounds in the house. Nothing more. (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): third floor of a building (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): It was a little shake. (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States of America) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Un poco asustada!! (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States of America) (14 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Small roll, then one sharp jolt. (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (13 km W from epicenter)(no details): A good quick jolt! (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (13 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt like a weak and hard shake in San Jose (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States of America) (12 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt this one too !! (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States of America) (11 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was only a few seconds that I felt my house Shake while I was reading my book in the living room (via EMSC)
Milpitas (United States) (11 km W from epicenter)(no details): A short small quake, but rattled windows and such. (via EMSC)
Milpitas (United States of America) (10 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt this one, Even my 3 years old. (via EMSC)
Milpitas (United States) (10 km W from epicenter)(no details): Monday blues shaken (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (9 km W from epicenter)(no details): Shook my work table (via EMSC)
San Jose (United States) (9 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt and seen my work table shake (via EMSC)
Alum Rock (United States) (7 km SW from epicenter)(no details): lasted about 10 seconds,water in glass swayed visibly ,deep rumbling (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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