According to the USGS, at 9:27 p.m. a 2.1 magnitude quake originating from the Hayward Fault shook an area in Fremont near Ohlone College.
The temblor, which had a depth of 8.6 miles, had an epicenter located near Pine and Bryant streets in Fremont, the USGS says.
Then at 10:13 p.m., an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Santa Clara County. The temblor originated from the Calaveras Fault and shook an area in the east foothills just north of the Cherry Flat Reservoir.
The quake, which had a depth of 4.2 miles, was centered about 9 miles east-northeast from San Jose City Hall, according to the USGS.
Bay City News contributed significantly to this report.