Earthquake Today in Bay Area: Quake Shakes Silicon Valley near San Jose

December 13, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A 2.9-magnitude earthquake hit Silicon Valley on Friday evening, south of San Francisco, Calif.

The quake hit six miles from Loyola, seven miles from Saratoga, seven miles from Cupertino, and 8 miles from Los Altos.

Residents in Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, and San Jose said they could feel it as well.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a depth of 7.1 miles.

On Twitter, people reacted.

“There was an earthquake…I’m on BART,” wrote one.

Added another: “Earthquake in Los Altos?”

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