Pair of earthquakes rattle San Jose area

SAN JOSE, California. – The U. S. Geological Survey says a pair of small earthquakes just a few hours apart rattled the San Jose area in central California.

The Mercury News of San Jose, with an indication of the USGS reports a 3.1 magnitude earthquake on an area northeast of San Martin at 7:19 pm, Tuesday. A stronger 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck at 10:32 pm, northeast of Alum Rock.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Los Gatos resident Sanjay Khandelwal told the newspaper the quake was “a good shaker,” and that her daughter felt her bed move.


Information from: San Jose (California) Mercury News,

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