Earthquake Today: 2.9 Quake Hits San Ramon, Bay Area

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
November 12, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A 2.9-magnitude earthquake hit near San Ramon, located in Northern California, on Tuesday, according to reports. Another 2.8 quake struck minutes later near Broadmoor.

UPDATE: On Wednesday, thousands of users on Twitter said they felt another quake in the Bay Area at around 9:30 a.m. local time. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was a 3.4-magnitude one.

The quake struck at around 3:30 p.m. local time, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

It struck about 2 miles east of San Ramon.

On Twitter, users said they could feel the quake.

“Earthquake in San Ramon! Only a small one. Maybe a 3. Maybe,” wrote one user.

Another wrote: “San Ramon is the new earthquake hotspot.”

The quake hit 4 miles from Danville, 5 miles from Dublin, 7 miles from Alamo, and 60 south of Sacramento.

It had a depth of 4.8 miles.

Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.