Temblor Shakes California near Oakland

October 15, 2009

An earthquake rattled parts of Alameda County in Northern California this week.

The U.S. Geological Survey says a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 hit around 8:27 p.m. Tuesday about three miles (five kilometers) south of Pleasanton, and about 33 miles (53 kilometers) southeast of Oakland.

A dispatcher with the Pleasanton Police Department said police had received numerous calls, but there were no reports or damage or injuries.

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