PIEDMONT (CBS SF) — A 3.4 magnitude earthquake on the Hayward Fault in Piedmont jolted East Bay residents from their beds early Wednesday, authorities said.
The quake was initially reported to be a 3.7 magnitude but was downgraded to a 3.4 by the US Geological Survey at 5:26 a.m.READ MORE: California Reopens: Cal/OSHA Set To Loosen Worksite Pandemic Rules For Fully Vaccinated
The quake struck at 4:42 a.m. with an epicenter 3 miles north of Piedmont near Highway 13 and Tunnel Road in the Oakland Hills. The temblor was felt throughout the East Bay and as far away as Pacifica and San Jose.
There were at least two small aftershocks measuring 1.9 and 2.0 in magnitude. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
On the KPIX 5 Facebook page, Marcus Edell posted: “Just sitting up to get out of bed. Quick jolt.”
Likewise for Reynaldo Leon: “Yes, I felt it in Oakland.”READ MORE: Giants Hit 5 Homers, Send Diamondbacks To MLB Record-Tying 22nd Straight Road Loss
It woke up Deborah Wendel: “Yes…in the Oakland Hills above the zoo.”
April Colin felt it in Half Moon Bay.
“Yes in halfmoon bay,” she posted. “It woke me up.”
Diana Nelson felt it in the South Bay.
“I also felt the 3.7 earthquake this morning,” she emailed KPIX 5. “I’m at the Santa Clara/San Jose border neat Santa Clara University.”MORE NEWS: Driver Charged In Deadly Crash Into San Jose Sports Bar Reportedly Was Having Sex
BART service is recovering from earlier delays, as crews performed track inspections following the quake.