3.3 Quake Rattles East Bay

Thursday, Sep 29, 2011  |  Updated 9:07 PM PDT
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While not large earthquakes the Bay Area experienced 3 Small Quakes On Different Faults Tonight: Oakland 3.3 @ 4:47 pm , Santa Cruz 2.2 @ 5:07 pm & Morgan Hill 2.0 @ 5:59 pm. All three shakers also happening over just a one hour time span.

September 29th; 7:32 PM
Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri

While not large earthquakes the Bay Area experienced 3 Small Quakes On Different Faults Tonight: Oakland 3.3 @ 4:47 pm , Santa Cruz 2.2 @ 5:07 pm & Morgan Hill 2.0 @ 5:59 pm. All three shakers also happening over just a one hour time span. September 29th; 7:32 PM Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri

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The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a  preliminary magnitude of 3.3 struck the East Bay this afternoon.  

The quake shook an area near Oakland at 4:47 p.m., according to  the USGS, and had a depth of 9.5 miles.

Its epicenter was located two miles southeast of Oakland and three  miles east-northeast of Alameda, according to the USGS.

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