Small Earthquake Strikes East Bay Near Blackhawk

BLACKHAWK (CBS 5) – A magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook the East Bay Wednesday afternoon.

The quake, which struck at 3:44 p.m., was centered three miles north of Blackhawk, according to the USGS.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.

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  • luvenlust

    i was wondering why my damn house was shaking
    i thought it was because i had slide down too hard on this here new stripper pole in my basement…..oh well false alarm
    just another damn earthquake
    back to bed run along

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