4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits East Bay, 3.5 Temblor Follows

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake jolted the East Bay Tuesday afternoon, according to the USGS.

The temblor reported at 1:11 p.m. was centered 7.7 miles east of Blackhawk and 9.2 miles north of Livermore, the USGS reported. It was felt across the East Bay. South Bay residents also reported feeling the quake.

Another small quake, listed as a magnitude 3.5, also hit the same area at 1:24 p.m., according to the USGS.

Seismograph of the magnitude 4.3 earthquake that struck near Blackhawk Tuesday afternoon. (July 16, 2019)
Photo credit: NBC Bay Area

Tuesday’s quakes come a day after a magnitude 3.3 earthquake rattled the South Bay.

No other information was immediately available.

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This post was originally posted at http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Magnitude-44-Earthquake-Jolts-Near-Blackhawk-512796441.html.

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