Sustained tremor shakes Oakland, California, USGS says magnitude 4.4

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 04, 2018 5:54 AM

OAKLAND, CA (Reuters) - Sharp tremors lasting several seconds struck Oakland, California, early on Thursday, a Reuters witness said.

There were no signs of earthquake damage in the immediate vicinity.

The United States Geological Survey said the quake was of magnitude 4.4 and its epicenter was at a depth of 13 kilometers (8 miles) east south east of Berkeley.

(reporting by Peter Henderson, editing by John Stonestreet)