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Small Earthquake Strikes Near Los Gatos Friday Afternoon

A 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck an area near the West Valley Friday afternoon Dec. 13, 2013. Screenshot courtesy USGS
A 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck an area near the West Valley Friday afternoon Dec. 13, 2013. Screenshot courtesy USGS
—By Bay City News Service

A 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck an area near Saratoga and Cupertino in Santa Clara County this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor occurred at 4:16 p.m. about 7 miles west of Saratoga and 7 miles west-southwest of Cupertino.

The earthquake had a depth of about 7.1 miles, according to the USGS.

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Parthenia M. Hicks December 13, 2013 at 08:03 PM
Pretty close, but small, thankfully.
Larry Cargnoni December 13, 2013 at 08:46 PM
we are due

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