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2.0 earthquake strikes near Milpitas

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck Saturday morning in Santa Clara County.

According to the USGS, the earthquake struck at about 1:50 a.m. and had a depth of five miles. The quake was centered six miles east of Milpitas and nine miles northeast of San Jose City Hall.

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Posted by Tom, a resident of North Whisman
on May 18, 2009 at 2:32 pm

2.0? Earthquakes that small happen every day in the Bay Area. We usually get at least one 3.0 each week. Web Link


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