San Francisco: Earthquake rocks city

San Francisco was rocked early today by two successive quakes, the largest with a a magnitude of 4.0, according to The Associated Press.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the earthquake was first reported one mile from El Cerrito at a depth of 5 miles, according to the US Geological survey. The epicenter was East Richmond Heights.

There have been two earthquakes, magnitude 3.0 or greater in the past 10 days in the area.

There have been no immediate reports of damage or injuries, Reuters reported.  

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The AP said Bay Area commuter trains were briefly stopped after the quakes to inspect them for damage. The rumblings were felt in a 60-mile radius, from Santa Rose in north to Santa Cruz in the South, the news agency said.

According the AP, the USGS reported that a quake of 3.5 magnitude struck at 5:33 am in El Cerrito and was followed only eight seconds later by a 4.0 quake.

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