M2.9 Earthquake Shakes in Foothills East of San Jose

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A preliminary 2.9 magnitude earthquake struck early Monday morning near San Jose, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake hit at 12:21 a.m. and was centered about 12 miles east of San Jose, the USGS said.

The epicenter was near where a 5.1 magnitude quake was centered when it shook the entire Bay Area last Tuesday.

No other information was immediately available.

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