Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Strikes Near Fremont

FREMONT (CBS SF) — A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.9 was recorded near Fremont Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake was reported at 3:50 p.m.

The epicenter was 4 miles east-southeast of Fremont, according to the USGS. The temblor had a depth of 6.3 miles.

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