San Jose

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes South Bay

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 rattled the South Bay on Monday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Society.

The temblor hit about 5:55 p.m. and was centered about 8 miles east-southeast of the Alum Rock area of San Jose, the USGS said.

The quake struck on the Calaveras Fault and had a relatively shallow depth of about 5 miles, the agency said.

No further details were immediately available.

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