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M2.9 Earthquake Rattles in Mountains Between Livermore and Milpitas

A preliminary 2.9 magnitude earthquake struck Thursday morning in the mountains between Livermore and Milpitas, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The quake hit at 5:35 a.m. and was centered about 11 miles south-southeast of Livermore and about 13 miles north-northeast of San Jose’s Alum Rock neighborhood, the USGS said.

No other information was immediately available.

This is a developing story. Details may change as more information becomes available. Stay tuned for updates.


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