SAN FRANCISCO (CBS13/AP) – A magnitude 3.6 earthquake jolted the Bay Area awake on the last day of 2020.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck around 5:40 a.m. Thursday roughly 10 miles (16 kilometers) west of San Francisco in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of about 9 miles (14 kilometers).
The agency’s website shows thousands of reports of people saying they felt the earthquake. According to the USGS shake map, the quake was felt as far east as Vallejo.
Many people on social media to say it woke them up or was a fitting end for 2020.
#earthquake San Francisco — because 2020 can’t leave without one more jolt!
— Christine Pelosi (@sfpelosi) December 31, 2020
— Erin “WEAR A MASK”, PA-C (@tricoastie) December 31, 2020
— Jason Cortez (@jasoncortez501) December 31, 2020
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No damage has been reported at this point.
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