Magnitude 3.6 earthquake jolts San Francisco Bay area, no immediate damage reported
The earthquake was measured at four miles in depth off the coast near Colma. People across San Francisco felt the quake.
SAN FRANCISCO: A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco Bay Area on Saturday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
The minor quake occurred at 8:41 a.m. and was centered 3.7 miles (6 kilometers) southwest of Colma, an incorporated town just south of San Francisco known for its many cemeteries.
People across San Francisco felt the quake. No damage has been reported at this time.
Colma police dispatcher Alejandra Gonzalez told AP she hasn’t received any calls from residents about the quake.
Meanwhile, San Francisco Fire Department tweeted saying all their stations are unaffected and in service, and encouraged people to review their preparedness.
We felt that 3.6 Earthquake centered in COLMA. All #SFFD stations are unaffected and in service. No reports or calls to the #SFFD have been received. We encourage you to review your preparedness: @SFFDNERT @SF_emergency https://t.co/ldAtBBOS25 pic.twitter.com/ZHwef7G6he— SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPARTMENT (@SFFDPIO) October 5, 2019
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