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According to USGS, a 3.1 Magnitude earthquake happened at 11:56 PST in the Alum Rock area near San Jose, CA

I felt a sharp jolt.  more soon USGS Report

Anyone else feel it?  It only lasted a few seconds at most where I lie, which is slightly west of San Jose.

USGS report
Magnitude 3.1

  * Monday, November 10, 2008 at 19:56:25 UTC
  * Monday, November 10, 2008 at 11:56:25 AM at epicenter

Location 37.432°N, 121.776°W
Depth 8.8 km (5.5 miles)

  * 8 km (5 miles) NNE (31°) from Alum Rock, CA
  * 10 km (6 miles) E (92°) from Milpitas, CA
  * 15 km (9 miles) NE (45°) from San Jose City Hall, CA

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.1 km (0.1 miles); depth +/- 0.4 km (0.2 miles)
Parameters NST=184, Nph=184, Dmin=3 km, Rmss=0.07 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=2

Alum Rock is in the south east corner of Silicon alley.  Not much there but rocks :)

I'll keep looking for damage reports.

It is amazing that they can determine location in so fast a time.  Only 1 minute or so from occuring to web site.

Originally posted to dangoch on Mon Nov 10, 2008 at 12:06 PM PST.


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