3.3 magnitude earthquake hits South Bay

SAN JOSE (KRON) — A magnitude 3.3 earthquake hit the San Jose area Wednesday afternoon, according to the United State Geological Survey.

The quake was centered about nine miles east-southeast of the Alum Rock area in East San Jose, the USGS said. It happened on the Calaveras fault.

The USGS said it happened at 4:07 p.m. No structural damage as a result of the quake.

On July 24, A 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Morgan Hill. It struck on the Calaveras Fault and had a depth of 2.1 miles, according to USGS officials.

That minor shaker came three days after a 4.0 magnitude quake struck near Fremont along the Hayward fault.


This happened at 4:07 p.m. today in the San Jose area: http://bit.ly/1IrbcIN

Posted by KRON 4 News on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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