Moderate earthquake rattles northern CA

March 30, 2009 11:41:36 AM PDT
A moderate earthquake rattled parts of Silicon Valley Monday, and there were no immediate reports of damage. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 4.3, and struck around 10:40 a.m. It was centered 11 miles north of the city of Morgan Hill, or about 16 miles south east of San Jose.

A Morgan Hill police dispatcher said there were no reports of injuries or damage.

Bay Area Rapid Transit and San Francisco municipal transit suspended service for several minutes to do a routine after-earthquake check for damages.

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