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4.1-Magnitude Quake Rattles San Francisco Bay Area

sfq.jpgA moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake occured in Santa Clara County near Milpitas on Thursday morning — the second quake to occur in the area over a 12-hour period.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the latest quake occured at 10:09 a.m., with the epicenter about 6 miles east-northeast of Milpitas and 11 miles north-northeast of San Jose City Hall.

It had a depth of 5.6 miles, according to the USGS.
Thursday’s quake followed a smaller magnitude 2.8 quake that struck late Wednesday night.

According to the USGS, that earthquake occured shortly after 11 p.m. and had a depth of 5.1 miles.

The night quake was centered about 8 miles southeast of Milpitas and 9 miles east-northeast of San Jose City Hall.

(Source: CBS5)

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