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Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 9.2 mi northeast of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA, on Monday, June 13, 1988 at 01:45 GMT

Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 9.2 mi northeast of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA, on Monday, June 13, 1988 at 01:45 GMT Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 9.2 mi northeast of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA, on Monday, June 13, 1988 at 01:45 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 9 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 13, 1988 01:45:36 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.3
Depth9.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.39267°N / 121.7415°W (Santa Clara, California, United States)
Antipode37.393°S / 58.259°E
Shaking intensityStrong shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoClear Lake (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) E of East Foothills (pop: 8,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) ENE of San Jose (pop: 1,026,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Milpitas (pop: 77,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Santa Clara (pop: 126,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) E of seonibeil (pop: 151,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) SE of Fremont (pop: 232,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) E of Mountain View (pop: 80,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) S of Livermore (pop: 88,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (46 mi) SE of San Francisco (pop: 864,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (83 mi) S of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.39.1 kmSan Francisco Bay area, California (USA)USGS
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (39 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Aug 9, 1988 17:49
34 years ago
2.4

7.5 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Aug 9, 1988 16:10
34 years ago
2.4

7.2 km
Northern California (USA)More
Aug 5, 1988 11:56
34 years ago
2.5

7.3 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Aug 5, 1988 11:54
34 years ago
2.6

7 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Aug 2, 1988 05:05
34 years ago
2.1

7.2 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jul 31, 1988 08:26
34 years ago
2.2

6.8 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jul 31, 1988 06:24
34 years ago
2.1

6.8 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jul 30, 1988 00:42
34 years ago
2.1

1.9 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jul 26, 1988 19:18
34 years ago
2.4

5.1 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jul 21, 1988 21:58
34 years ago
2.1

6.6 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jul 21, 1988 12:15
34 years ago
2.1

7.1 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jul 19, 1988 01:04
34 years ago
2.2

6.1 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jul 18, 1988 22:48
34 years ago
2.7

6.2 km
13 mi S of Livermore, Alameda County, California, USAMore
Jul 17, 1988 22:29
34 years ago
2.4

7.6 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jul 15, 1988 21:40
34 years ago
2.1

7 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jul 11, 1988 13:06
34 years ago
2.2

3.7 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jul 10, 1988 18:12
34 years ago
2.1

4.2 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jul 7, 1988 16:38
34 years ago
2.0

5.4 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jul 7, 1988 10:24
34 years ago
2.1

1.3 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jul 5, 1988 15:35
34 years ago
2.2

2.2 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jul 1, 1988 06:21
34 years ago
2.0

6.8 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jul 1, 1988 06:16
34 years ago
2.7

6.6 km
Station Island, 11 mi NE of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USAMore
Jun 27, 1988 04:18
34 years ago
2.9

6.1 km
13 mi E of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USAMore
Jun 27, 1988 04:18
34 years ago
2.7

6.1 km
13 mi E of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USAMore
Jun 26, 1988 16:42
34 years ago
2.0

7.1 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jun 26, 1988 12:44
34 years ago
2.2

7 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jun 26, 1988 07:54
34 years ago
3.2

7.4 km
Station Island, 10.9 mi NE of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USAMore
Jun 25, 1988 06:49
34 years ago
2.6

5.5 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jun 22, 1988 19:51
34 years ago
2.4

8.7 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jun 21, 1988 22:03
34 years ago
2.3

6.7 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jun 16, 1988 12:58
34 years ago
2.6

3.6 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jun 15, 1988 22:33
34 years ago
2.5

7.2 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jun 14, 1988 09:08
34 years ago
2.1

7.1 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jun 14, 1988 05:55
34 years ago
2.1

7.6 km
Northern California (USA)More
Jun 13, 1988 09:47
34 years ago
2.2

8.7 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jun 13, 1988 04:06
34 years ago
3.2

7.1 km
9.7 mi E of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USAMore
Jun 13, 1988 01:52
34 years ago
2.3

9.8 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jun 13, 1988 01:50
34 years ago
2.1

8.3 km
San Francisco Bay Area, California (USA)More
Jun 13, 1988 01:47
34 years ago
3.3

6.7 km
10.4 mi E of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USAMore

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