Earthquakes strike overnight in Alameda, Santa Clara counties

3 a.m. quake centered 13 miles east-southeast of San Jose City Hall

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck this morning in Santa Clara County.

This followed by just a few hours another quake reported at 11:45 p.m. last night near Berkeley.

The USGS said the quake in Santa Clara County had a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 and struck about 3 a.m. with a depth of 3.8 miles.

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

The Alameda County quake had a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 and a depth of 7.2 miles, according to the USGS. That quake was centered 2 miles east-southeast of Berkeley and 3 miles north of Piedmont, according to the USGS.


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Posted by Anonymous
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on May 5, 2009 at 11:21 am

Great! Now maybe the news will start covering something other than "Swine Flu"

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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of another community
on May 5, 2009 at 11:54 am

Oops, I apologize. I meant to say "H1N1" in my previous post.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on May 5, 2009 at 2:47 pm

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did somebody say the -----flu?

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Posted by Andrew
a resident of Del Prado
on May 5, 2009 at 5:55 pm

i swore i felt something.....haha now i know im not paranoid!

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