January 8, 2010 / 8:17 PM / in 10 years

Silicon Valley shaken by another mild quake

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley technology companies and residents were shaken by another light 3.8 magnitude earthquake on Friday.

There were no immediate reports of damage, according to local news outlets.

Friday’s earthquake follows a 4.1 magnitude earthquake in the same region on Thursday.

Silicon Valley is home to a number of large technology companies including Google, Cisco and Oracle.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, which struck at 11:48 a.m. local time, was at a depth of 5 miles.

Reporting by Poornima Gupta, Alexei Oreskovic and Ian Sherr, editing by Anthony Boadle

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