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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes southeast of San Jose

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes southeast of San Jose
A map showing the location of the epicenter of Wednesday evening's quake near Coyote, Calif. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening six miles from Coyote, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:41 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from Morgan Hill, 11 miles from Alum Rock, 14 miles from San Jose and 90 miles from Sacramento.

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In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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