Earthquake with the magnitude of 3.9 strikes San Jose in California

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit the San Jose area in California on Wednesday night (Jan.1, 2020), the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The earthquake was reported at 11:16 p.m. about six miles from downtown Morgan Hill and about 11 miles from the southernmost neighborhoods of San Jose.

According to a USGS shake map, the quake was felt from San Jose to Salinas and from Santa Cruz to just west of Interstate 5. The earthquake was calculated to have generated light shaking in Morgan Hill and Gilroy south of San Jose, and weak shaking throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Jose, San Francisco, and Oakland, as well as areas around Santa Cruz, Salinas, and Monterey

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