Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 10km NE of Milpitas, CA (USA), on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 20:27 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 10km NE of Milpitas, CA (USA), on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 20:27 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

18 Aug 03:04 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 7 heures.
Date & time: 17 Aug 2020 08:27:49 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.4
Profondeur: 4.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.491°N / 121.829°W (États-Unis)
Volcan le plus près: Clear Lake (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km NE de Milpitas (Santa Clara County) (pop: 77,600)
15 km SE de Fremont (Alameda County) (pop: 232,200)
18 km NE de San Jose (pop: 1,026,900)
19 km SE de Pleasanton (Alameda County) (pop: 79,500)
23 km NE de Sunnyvale (Santa Clara County) (pop: 151,800)
30 km SE de Hayward (Alameda County) (pop: 158,300)
61 km SE de San Francisco (pop: 864,800)
125 km SW de Sacramento (pop: 490,700)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 3.44.9 km10km NE of Milpitas, CA (USA)USGS
M 3.44.9 km10km NE of Milpitas, CA (USA)USGS

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San Jose, CA / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was one strong jolt and not repeated shaking.
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