LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A California earthquake 2014 struck just before midnight today near San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley. The California earthquake March 1, 2014 struck the Bay Area just before midnight. No reports of injuries have been detailed by local news.
Officials tell news that a 2.6 magnitude California earthquake struck overnight. It began at a shallow epicenter, however. Officials tell news that the California quake started only six miles below ground level. As a result its impact could be felt across neighboring towns.
The quake started one mile east of Berkeley. It was two miles northwest of Piedmont and three miles east of Albany. It was three miles west of Original and roughly sixty-four miles southwest of Sacramento.
In 2011, the same region was delivering a series of moderate quakes regularly. On August 24 that year, a quake struck centered just east of San Leandro, closest to the towns of Foothill Square and Toler Heights. It was centered three miles northeast of San Leandro, four miles northwest of Castro Valley, five miles north of San Lorenzo, and six miles east of Oakland.
Then in March 2012 another moderate quake hit one mile north of the town of El Cerrito. The San Francisco Bay quake was centered one mile south of East Richmond Heights, two miles east of Richmond. Local news also put the quake four miles north of Berkeley and ten miles north of Oakland.