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Minor quake, 2.0, strikes near Los Altos

Original post made on May 6, 2009

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck about 3 miles south of Los Altos this morning.

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Posted by Quarry
a resident of Charleston Meadows
on May 6, 2009 at 12:44 pm

Are you talking about this event: Web Link

There is a nice big quarry on Stevens Canyon Road. Their mining sets off the USGS seismometers quite regularly. When you see an earthquake with a very shallow depth in this area, it is almost always the quarry.

You can probably get a confirm by calling them and asking about explosives use this morning.


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