Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - 5.9 mi southeast of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA, on Monday, 3 August 1903 at 06:49 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 3 Aug 1903 06:49:00 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.3°N / 121.8°W (Santa Clara County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) ENE of Seven Trees (Santa Clara County) (pop: 1,790) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) ESE of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) E of Campbell (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Santa Clara (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) SE of Milpitas (pop: 77,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of Cupertino (pop: 60,600) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ESE of Sunnyvale (pop: 151,800) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) ESE of Mountain View (pop: 80,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SE of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) S 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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