Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake - 10.1 mi southeast of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA, on Saturday, July 1, 1911 at 22:00 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.25°N / 121.75°W↗ (Santa Clara, California, United States)
Antipode: 37.25°S / 58.25°E↗
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) ESE of Communications Hill (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Morgan Hill (pop: 42,900) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SE of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Campbell (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) ESE of Santa Clara (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Milpitas (pop: 77,600) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Cupertino (pop: 60,600) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of seonibeil (pop: 151,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) S of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.6||0 km||San Francisco Bay area, California (USA)||USGS|
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