earthquake.jpgThe U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck this morning in Santa Clara County.

At 3:36 a.m., the quake shook an area near Cupertino, according to the USGS, and had a depth of 5.3 miles.

The epicenter was located 2 miles west-southwest of Cupertino and 4 miles northwest of Saratoga, according to the USGS.

Patricia Decker, Bay City News

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