Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 2.9 mi southwest of Daly City, San Mateo County, California, USA, on Friday, 22 March 1957 at 19:44 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.667°N / 122.483°W (San Mateo County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of Daly City (pop: 106,600) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) N of Pacifica (pop: 39,300) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) W of South San Francisco (pop: 67,300) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) WNW of San Bruno (pop: 43,200) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SW of Visitacion Valley (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SSW of Noe Valley (pop: 22,900) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SSW of Mission District (pop: 47,200) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSW of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Chinatown (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.3||km||San Francisco Bay area, California (USA)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake 2.9 mi southwest of Daly City, San Mateo County, California, USA, 22 March 1957 19:44 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 23 Mar 1957 08:13 UTC| M 4.2 |0 km (0 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details