MILPITAS (CBS SF) — A 3.4 magnitude earthquake rattled through Milpitas Sunday night, causing no reports of damages but being felt as far away as San Jose and Santa Clara, authorities said.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 7:10 p.m. and had an epicenter 9 miles northeast of Milpitas along the Calaveras Fault.

In a report by the USGS’ Working Group on California Earthquake Probabilities, the southern end of the Calaveras Fault that runs near Morgan Hill, Salinas and Watsonville was given a 26 percent chance of a 6.0 quake.

The area where the earthquake originated is rural, just south of the Sunol Regional Wilderness near the Alameda-Santa Clara County line.

This was the third notable earthquake in the Bay Area this weekend.

An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale shook the area around The Geysers in Sonoma County at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, according to the USGS. It was at a depth of just under a mile along the Collayomi fault zone, the USGS reported. No damages were reported.

At about 5:27 p.m. Saturday, a magnitude 3.3 earthquake (downgraded from 3.6) shook much of the East Bay and North Bay. It was centered in the Carquinez Heights area of southernmost Vallejo.

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