3.0 magnitude earthquake strikes San Leandro, Castro Valley

Midnight tremor with 2 aftershocks had depth of 3.4 miles

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 struck early this morning in Alameda County and was followed by two smaller aftershocks.

The initial earthquake hit at 12:00 a.m. and had a depth of 3.4

miles, according to the USGS.

The quake was centered about 2 miles east-northeast of San Leandro and west-northwest of Castro Valley, the USGS reported.

Two aftershocks of magnitude 2.6 and magnitude 1.7 hit at 12:04

a.m. and 1:06 a.m., respectively.

Janna Brancolini, Bay City News


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Posted by mary
a resident of Del Prado
on May 30, 2010 at 5:17 pm

I felt it here in the Country Fair area. Smack dab on midnight and a quick lurch of sorts. Felt like the house framing bent over to the West. Glad it was brief!

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