Earthquake shakes San Francisco Bay Area
According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the quake was at the depth of 3.3 miles (5.4 miles), on the Hayward Fault running underneath the Bay Area.
San Francisco area just got an early-morning jolt. 4.2M earthquake on Hayward fault, moderate shaking in East Bay. pic.twitter.com/R8pCYdanzL— Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) August 17, 2015
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has temporarily suspended service.
The quake caught KTVU weatherman Steve Paulson mid-sentence. A video clip is showing him staggering in the studio. “We have an earthquake … Oh my goodness, it’s a good one.”
There are no immediate reports of injuries or damages.