2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Tremors Bay Area

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake gave the East Bay and San Francisco area a gently shake Sunday night time.

The tremor hit at 10:31 p.m., with a depth of 6.2 miles close to Piedmont, in accordance with the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was 2.9 miles southeast of Berkeley and 3.7 miles northeast of Oakland.

The quake struck alongside the Hayward Fault that stretches from San Pablo Bay within the north to Fremont within the south and passes via the cities of Berkeley, Oakland, Hayward and Fremont, the USGS said. 

There was no preliminary phrase on injury or damage ensuing from the quake, and a pair of,051 individuals reported feeling the shaker on the USGS site as of 10:55 p.m.

Many on Twitter reported feeling the quake. 

“Yep we had an earthquake. Felt it fairly good in downtown San Francisco!” wrote one Twitter person. 

“First earthquake in awhile! Very small jolt in San Francisco SOMA,” wrote one other.

Extra data on this earthquake is accessible on the USGS event page.

See the newest USGS quake alerts, report feeling earthquake exercise and tour interactive fault maps in SFGATE’s earthquake section.

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