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Moderate quake near San Jose shakes Bay Area

Original post made on Oct 30, 2007

No injuries or damage have so far been reported from a moderate earthquake that 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.



Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 30, 2007, 8:41 PM

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Posted by Reporter, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Oct 30, 2007 at 10:20 pm

Check out the Paly Voice at voice. paly. net (remove spaces)

Web Link

This article on the earthquake scooped most other websites out there.


Posted by Reporter, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Oct 30, 2007 at 10:23 pm

Also, for accounts of students during the earthquake, check out this link:

Web Link


Posted by Voice Alum Parent, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Oct 31, 2007 at 10:15 am

I'm so proud of the Voice and their swift coverage. The reporter managed to put together a terrific story in less than half an hour. When you're hiring next, Weekly, I suggest you look at the (deservedly) award-winning Paly Voice.


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