Earthquake: 3.6 magnitude quake near San Jose

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

The quake, originally reported as magnitude 3.8, occurred six miles from Morgan Hill, 11 miles from Alum Rock, 14 miles from Los Gatos and 15 miles from Campbell.

There has been a 3.0 magnitude or greater earthquake nearby in the past 10 days.

According to a current three-year data sample, an average of 234 earthquakes with a magnitude between 3.0 and 4.0 occur in California and Nevada per year.

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

Even if you haven’t felt that little earthquake, you never know when the big one will strike. Get ready by following our five step guide to earthquake preparation and creating your own emergency kit.

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 would like to learn more about the system, please visit our list of frequently asked questions.

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