That Bump in the Night Was an Earthquake

Sunday, May 30, 2010  |  Updated 8:00 AM PDT
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The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a magnitude  of 3.0 struck early Sunday morning in Alameda County and was followed by two  smaller aftershocks.

The initial earthquake hit at 12:00 a.m. and had a depth of 3.4  miles, according to the USGS.

The quake was centered about 2 miles east-northeast of San Leandro  and west-northwest of Castro Valley, the USGS reported.

Two aftershocks of magnitude 2.6 and magnitude 1.7 hit at 12:04  a.m. and 1:06 a.m., respectively.

The NBC Bay Area newsroom received a few calls from viewers, but noone reported any damage.

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