2.4 quake strikes near SJ, Morgan Hill

February 8, 2009 12:25:54 PM PST
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.4 struck Saturday morning in Santa Clara County.

According to the USGS, the earthquake struck at about 5:40 a.m. and had a depth of 2.1 miles.

The quake was centered 11 miles north of Morgan Hill and 13 miles east-southeast of San Jose City Hall, according to the USGS.