Small Earthquake Hits Off San Francisco Coast

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.4 was recorded off the coast of San Francisco Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck just after 7 a.m. and had an estimated depth of 2.3 miles, according to the USGS.

The epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean approximately 6 miles west of the San Francisco Zoo and 8 miles southwest of the center of the Golden Gate Bridge, according to the USGS.

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