CUPERTINO (CBS SF) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 shook a section of Cupertino early Saturday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The tremor stuck about 2 miles southwest of Cupertino at 3:13 a.m. at a depth of about 3.3 miles, according to the USGS.

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The quake happened just east of the 810-mile San Andreas Fault that runs between the Pacific Plate and the North American Plate along western California, from the northern part of the state to Cajon Pass near San Bernardino, according to the USGS.

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Strong earthquakes with an epicenter off the coast can trigger tsunamis, depending on the size and type of the fault movement. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tracks earthquake data for the West Coast.
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