3.3 Quake Rattles East Bay | NBC Bay Area

3.3 Quake Rattles East Bay

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    NEWSLETTERS

    (Published Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011)

    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.