LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A series of Northern California earthquakes today 2013 have struck east of San Francisco near Livermore. The latest California earthquake began today June 29, 2013 just before 8 am PST and was centered east of San Francisco and northeast of San Jose. No damage has been reported by local news.
The latest Northern California earthquake today started at 7:53 am PST and delivered a 2.5 magnitude, officials tell news. The quake however had no depth, USGS indicates to news. As a result the quake could be felt across neighboring communities. USGS reports to news that the quake was six miles east of Livermore and twelve miles west of Tracy. Officials also tell news that the quake was twelve miles east of Pleasanton and fifteen miles south of Discovery Bay. The quake started sixty-two miles south of Sacramento.
At least three other quakes of similar magnitude have struck the region since last night. In related news, a 2.5 magnitude quake hit Carlsbad last night as well.
Quakes in the region are common, and especially further south off of Interstate 5. In October last year, a 5.3 magnitude quake struck the region. That quake was sixteen miles from San Lucas. It was seventeen miles east of King City and forty-eight miles from Hollister. The quake erupted ninety-one miles from San Jose as well. Mapping revealed that the quake was northwest of Bakersfield, southwest of Fresno, Clovis and Madera. The earthquake started in the region west of the 5 Freeway and east of Monterey, Salinas, Santa Cruz.