Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - 2 mi south of Milpitas, Santa Clara County, California, USA, on Thursday, 11 June 1903 at 13:12 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 11 Jun 1903 13:12:00 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.4°N / 121.9°W (Santa Clara County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) S of Milpitas (pop: 77,600) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) N of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) NE of Santa Clara (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) ENE of Sunnyvale (pop: 151,800) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) NNE of Campbell (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NE of Cupertino (pop: 60,600) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) E of Mountain View (pop: 80,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Fremont (pop: 232,200) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SE of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SSW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.8||km||San Francisco Bay area, California (USA)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 03 Aug 1903 06:49 UTC| M 5.8 |0 km (0 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details