Small earthquake strikes U.S. Silicon Valley

11:04, March 04, 2010      

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An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale hit the Silicon Valley region in the United States Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

The quake occurred at 12:36 p.m. local time and was centered about 12 kilometers east of Milpitas, a Silicon Valley city in the U.S. state of California.

The small temblor had a depth of about 10 kilometers, according to information posted on the USGS website.

So far there have been no reports of injuries or damage related to the earthquake.

Source: Xinhua
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