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Moderate quake near San Jose shakes Bay Area

Original post made on Oct 30, 2007

A moderate earthquake struck the Bay Area at 8:04 p.m. The initial estimate was that it registered 5.6 on the Richter Scale and was centered about five miles north-northeast of the Alum Rock area of San Jose, according to the USGS.

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Posted by dilbert dogbert
a resident of Crescent Park
on Oct 30, 2007 at 8:51 pm

Just another day in California. Shake and bake. Then the mudslides.
Good Luck to all.
Hope this is not a precurser to the big one on the Calaveras Fault.


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Posted by Simon Firth
a resident of College Terrace
on Oct 30, 2007 at 10:20 pm

If you felt it, you can help the USGS fill out an intensity response map at Web Link


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Posted by dude
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Nov 7, 2007 at 1:32 pm

that earthquake was kinda fun


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