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US: Earthquake of magnitude 3.3 jolts San Francisco Bay area


San Francisco, Apr 30: A minor earthquake has shaken the San Francisco Bay area. The United States Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 struck just before 5 a.m. on Monday.

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The epicenter of the quake was about 39 kilometers east-northeast of San Francisco City Hall.

The closest city to the 4:55 a.m. quake was Alamo, California, 3 kilometers away.

The quake had a depth of about 6 kilometers. There was no immediate word of damage or injuries.

According to the USGS, the East Bay area was hit with several small earthquakes Sunday.


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