4.3 Earthquake Hits Bay Area

A 4.3 earthquake occurred in the San Francisco Bay Area on Tuesday afternoon.

By Admin on July 16, 2019
NORTH SULAWESI, INDONESIA - JANUARY 24: A Meteorology and Geophysics Agency (BMG) officer points to a screen graphic at the BMG office of a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck North Sulawesi province on January 21, 2007 on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. Many aftershocks have been recorded since an initial earthquake that caused panic but no serious damage. An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 has shaken Indonesia's North Sulawesi province again on January 24, 2007 but there have been no immediate reports of any damage. (Photo by Dimas Ardian/Getty Images)
(Photo by Dimas Ardian/Getty Images)

According to the SF Gate, the earthquake hit at 1:11 p.m It had a depth of 7.46 miles and and an epicenter about 7.5 miles, affecting the East Bay community of Blackhawk.

The earthquake was followed by a magnitude 3.5 aftershock.

Officials say that damage to structures is not expected.

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