SAN JOSE — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake quickly followed by a 3.1 aftershock struck the South Bay late Tuesday morning, rattling windows, shelves and nerves across the Bay Area.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the initial temblor struck at 11:42 a.m. with an epicenter near Mt. Hamilton with a second jolt at 11:46 a.m.
The quake was felt across the Bay Area. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
Mama Double-U took to Twitter posting: “The dog and I are still under the kitchen table. Very strong in San Jose.”
Meanwhile, Paula Ellis felt it in Monterey and Bev Thompson posted it was a sharp jolt in Santa Clara.
Tracy in Santa Cruz posted — “Felt it in Santa Cruz near hospital. Long rumble then strong shake. My fish were rocking!”
This is a breaking news update. More information to be added as available.