San Francisco: 3.2 Earthquake Hits Near Berkeley Early Tuesday Morning

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
October 15, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

People are reporting in San Francisco that they felt an earthquake early Tuesday morning just after 1 a.m. PDT.

“Trembler of 1 – 2 seconds in San Francisco California about 2 minutes ago,” said Paul Martin via Twitter.

“I just felt an earthquake in San Francisco. Who else felt that? #the #joys #of #insomnia,” said Jeff Morris Jr., also via Twitter.

The U.S. Geological Service said that the earthquake was 3.2 magnitude and hit two miles east/northeast of Berkeley, as well as two miles west/northwest of Orinda.

It was also four miles east of Albany and four miles north of Piedmont, as well as 62 miles southwest of Sacramento.

The quake hit at a depth of 4.5 miles.

Story developing; check back for updates.

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.