5.1 Earthquake Strikes Bay Area

An earthquake of 5.1 magnitude struck the Bay Area late Tuesday morning.   The center was located approximately 9 miles from Seven Trees and 12 miles east of San Jose, according to the U.S Geological Survey.  USGS reported a 3.1 magnitude aftershock about 5 minutes later.

The US Nations Tsunami Warning Center does not expect to issue a Tsunami warning.

The San Jose Fire Department reports they have not received any emergency calls related to the quake.

KTLA contributed to this article.

Bio: Dave Pulver is a staff writer at MBFC & NFN.  A retired communications engineer of 35 years, his interests include technology, history, civics, and politics.

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