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Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Alum Rock, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening six miles from Alum Rock, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:51 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was nine miles from San Jose, 12 miles from Milpitas, Calif., 13 miles from Santa Clara, Calif. and 85 miles from Sacramento.

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.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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