Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Hits Bay Area
Don't Miss This
- Logic Behind Ferguson Grand Jury’s Decision Not To Indict Police Officer May Remain Mystery
- Man Behind Hidden Cash Craze Announces New Charity Effort Aimed At Fighting Hunger
- Brutal Beating Of Disabled Yuba City Man Likely Was Gang Violence
- Sacramento Police Ready For Protests, But Say Outreach Is Key To Avoid Violence
- Reaction To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Fanned By Social Media
BERKELEY, Calif. (CBS/AP) — A 3.2-magnitude earthquake was recorded near Berkeley in Alameda County Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The temblor, which occurred at 1:07 a.m., was centered about 2.5 miles northeast of Berkeley and had a depth of 4.5 miles, according to the USGS.
Another moderate offshore earthquake gave a jolt to cities in far Northern California, but there are no reports of damages or injuries.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.9 quake struck shortly after 4 p.m. about 33 miles northwest of the coastal city of Eureka at a depth of about 6 miles.
No tsunami warning was issued.
Eureka police Sgt. Rodrigo Sanchez says the quake gave the area a sharp jolt that felt like it lasted less than a second.
Sanchez and Humboldt Bay Assistant Fire Chief Rusty Goodlive (GOOD’-lihv) say their departments have received no calls about damages or injuries.
Eureka has a population of about 27,000 and neighboring Arcata has about 17,000 people.
(TM and © Copyright 2010 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2010 CBS
Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or
redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)