San Francisco Bay Area Experiences Moderate Earthquakes

San Francisco, CA, USAImage: SanFranciscoTravel

Several moderate quakes shook the eastern San Francisco Bay Area Sunday, shaking things up, but causing little damage.

CBS San Francisco reports the one occurred about 2:13 p.m. with a magnitude of about 4.0, the epicenter was about a mile south of Concord, Calif. It was the second notable quake to occur in the state on the same day.

Greater Los Angeles was shaken up on Sunday morning by a small earthquake. There were no reports of injury or damage.

According to the Los Angeles Times, much of the Los Angeles basin and east felt the trembler.

This was the second earthquake in less than a month along the Newport-Inglewood fault. A 3.5 magnitude quake occurred in the same area on April 12.

Last August, a 6.0 quake centered on the Napa Valley rocked the SF Bay Area that was felt throughout Northern California. It was the strongest quake in the region since 1989.

Source: CBS News

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