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Magnitude 3.6 - near Pacifica, CA

Tuesday, December 24, 2002 at 0:22:30 AM (PST)

Magnitude 3.6
Time Tuesday, December 24, 2002 at 8:22:30 (UTC)
Tuesday, December 24, 2002 at 0:22:30 AM (PST)
Distance from 2 km (1 miles) S (175 degrees) of Pacifica, CA
6 km (4 miles) WSW (244 degrees) of San Bruno, CA
7 km (4 miles) W (273 degrees) of Millbrae, CA
10 km (6 miles) S (189 degrees) of Daly City, CA
Coordinates 37 deg. 36.2 min. N (37.603N)
122 deg. 29.0 min. W (122.483W)
Depth 9.7 km (6.0 miles)
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