EARTHQUAKE: San Francisco Bay Area Shaken Up Overnight

The San Francisco Bay Area was rattled late last night by a magnitude 4.5 earthquake.

The temblor struck around 10:30 p.m. and was centered about 20 miles northeast of San Francisco. Residents reported feeling intense shaking but there have been no reports of injuries or major damage. A smaller 2.5 tremor struck just minutes before the quake. (NBC News)

Hot Takes:

  • More aftershocks can be expected.
  • Any time there’s an earthquake in the Bay Area residents get nervous that a much bigger one could be coming.
  • A 4.5 isn’t very big for that area, but people said it felt bigger because of the shaking.