Saturday night's earthquake struck three miles from San Jose, Calif.
A map shows areas that experienced shaking in Saturday night’s earthquake. Minor reverberations were felt in northern Santa Cruz County.
(U.S. Geological Survey)
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Did you feel it? Magnitude 3.6 quake strikes near San Jose, ‘weak’ shaking reported in Santa Cruz

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported at 9:59 p.m. Saturday three miles from San Jose, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported at 9:59 p.m. Saturday three miles from San Jose, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake occurred six miles from Morgan Hill, 11 miles from Alum Rock, 14 miles from Los Gatos and 15 miles from Campbell. The USGS reported “weak” shaking in and around Santa Cruz.

In the past 10 days, there has been one earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

An average of 234 earthquakes with magnitudes between 3.0 and 4.0 occur per year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.0 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

This story was automatically generated by Quakebot, a computer application that monitors the latest earthquakes detected by the USGS. A Times editor reviewed the post before it was published. If you’re interested in learning more about the system, visit our list of frequently asked questions.

This story originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times, a Lookout content partner.

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