An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 shook the Bay Area at 5:33 a.m. on Monday.Please bookmark!
The shallow quake was centered a mile north of El Cerrito, two miles from Richmond, four miles north of Berkeley and 13 miles from San Francisco City Hall.
An initial report placed the magnitude at 4.3. The U.S. Geological Survey subsequently downgraded it to 4.0.
Phone-in and e-mail reports from viewers and listeners to KPIX-TV CBS 5 and KCBS All News 740 AM &FM 106.9 indicated that the quake was felt across much of the East Bay as well as the North Bay and San Francisco. The jerky tremor lasted only a few seconds.
One Twitter user wrote, “All of San Francisco just woke up, tweeted, and are now going back to bed for an hour. Thanks early morning #earthquake.”
Monday, March 05, 2012
Earthquake Strikes San Francisco; 4.0 Magnitude on 3/5/12
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