Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2.3 mi southwest of Los Gatos, Santa Clara County, California, USA, on Wednesday, 13 December 1933 at 15:34 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 13 Dec 1933 15:34:37 UTC
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.2°N / 122°W (Santa Clara County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SW of Los Gatos (Santa Clara County) (pop: 30,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) SSE of Saratoga (Santa Clara County) (pop: 31,000) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Campbell (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Cupertino (pop: 60,600) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Santa Clara (pop: 126,200) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of Sunnyvale (pop: 151,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Mountain View (pop: 80,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSE of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SSW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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