If it felt like this morning’s 6:49 a.m. Earthquake was right underneath you … it was (nearly)! The USGS is reporting that the 4.0 magnitude quake was along the Hayward fault with an epicenter just two miles away in Piedmont. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury and BART reported minimal delays (another reminder to get that Go-Bag prepared that you’ve been putting off!).
Earthquake strikes San Francisco Bay Area
A Magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Monday morning in Piedmont, Calif., near Oakland, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The temblor occurred at 6:49 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles.
According to the USGS, the epicenter was two miles from Emeryville, Calif., three miles from Oakland, three miles from Berkeley and 64 miles from Sacramento.
The quake was felt most strongly in the East Bay, including Oakland, Berkeley and surrounding areas. Lesser shaking was felt in San Francisco.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injury. BART, the region’s rapid transit system, reported short delays.
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