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3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Piedmont: USGS

Thursday's quake comes one day after a 3.4 magnitude temblor rattled the same region

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    3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Piedmont

    A 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Piedmont Thursday morning, one day after a 3.4 magnitude temblor rattled the same exact area, according to the United States Geological Survey. Bob Redell reports.

    (Published Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019)

    A 3.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Piedmont Thursday morning, one day after a 3.4 magnitude temblor rattled the same exact area, according to the United States Geological Survey.

    Thursday's quake, which rattled at 6:11 a.m., hit 1.9 miles north of Piedmont, 2.5 miles east-southeast of Berkeley and 3.1 miles east-northeast of Emeryville, according to the USGS.

    People reported feeling the quake in cities such as San Francisco, Richmond, Alameda, Oakland, San Leandro and Benicia.

    Thursday morning's jolt comes roughly 25 hours after a 3.4 magnitude quake rocked the same region. Wednesday morning's earthquake was initially classified as a 3.7 magnitude temblor before it was downgraded.

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