3.5 earthquake hits north of San Jose

March 8, 2009 3:25:01 PM PDT
The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5. struck Sunday morning in the South Bay about 10 miles north of San Jose.

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According to the USGS, the earthquake struck at about 7:50 a.m. and had a depth of 5.2 miles. The quake was centered about six miles east of Milpitas and seven miles north of Alum Rock, according to the USGS.

Another earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck early Sunday morning in Sonoma County.

According to the USGS, the earthquake struck at about 6:40 a.m. and had a depth of 1.1 miles.

The quake was centered two miles north of The Geysers and 12 miles east of Cloverdale.

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