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An earthquake of magnitude 2.9 hit the Bay Area on Sunday evening

2.9 magnitude earthquake hits East Bay and San Francisco area Shake gently on Sunday evening.

Tremor hit at 22:31, with depth of According to the US Geological Survey, 6.2 miles from Piedmont.

The epicenter was 4.9 km to the southeast. of Berkeley and 3.7 miles NE of Auckland.

The earthquake occurred along the Hayward Fault, which extends from San Pablo Bay. in in north to Fremont in south and passes through the cities of Berkeley, Oakland, Hayward and Fremont, the USGS said.

There was no initial word on damage or injury by earthquake and 2051 people reported feeling shaker on USGS website as of 22:55

A lot of on Twitter reported that it feels an earthquake.

“Yes, we had an earthquake. good in in downtown San Francisco! – wrote one Twitter user.

“First earthquake in for some time! Highly small push in San Francisco SOMA,” wrote another.

More information on it’s an earthquake available on USGS event page.

Cm. latest USGS Earthquake Alerts, Earthquake Feel Reports, and View Interactive Fault Maps in SFGATE Earthquake Section.

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Tyler Hromadka
Tyler Hromadka
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