2.9 Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Saratoga, Cupertino

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SARATOGA (CBS SF) — A 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck an area near Saratoga and Cupertino in Santa Clara County Thursday 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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