Earthquake Rattles San Ramon, East Bay - NBC Bay Area

Earthquake Rattles San Ramon, East Bay



    A small earthquake hit the Bay Area Wednesday morning and it was felt by lots of folks from San Ramon to San Jose. Janelle Wang gets reaction from scientists. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013)

    A minor earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.4 occurred near San Ramon around 9:30 a.m. today, according to the U.S. Geological  Survey.

    The earthquake was centered about 1 mile northeast of San Ramon, and had a depth of about 7 miles, according to the USGS.

    There were reports of people feeling the quake and noticing photos and pictures moving on walls, but no reports of damage.

    Several small earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 1.4 to 2.9 occurred within minutes of each other on Tuesday afternoon in the San Ramon and Daly City areas.

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