Fairfield, California, hit by 4.1 magnitude earthquake followed by SIX other tremors in Bay Area

Fairfield, California, hit by 4.1 magnitude earthquake followed by SIX other tremors in Bay Area


A MASSIVE 4.1 magnitude earthquake jolted California on Thursday as six other tremors were felt across the Bay Area.

Residents across Fairfield to Half Moon Bay and San Jose were awakened by the tremor when it struck the areas as early as 5.07am local time.

According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake's origin was on the Concord-Green Valley Fault and came at a depth of over 12 miles.

The large tremor was followed by at least six other earthquakes reported at 5.14am, 5.42am, 6.14am, 6.16am, and 6.22am.

No damage or deaths were immediately reported.

The tremor prompted delays to the Bay Area's transit system, BRAT.

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BART officials said they would be conducting track inspections following the quake and warned riders of systemwide delays of about 20 minutes.

Residents across San Francisco took to Twitter to vent about the scary wake-up call.

"BRUH Y'ALL FELT THAT EARTHQUAKE? #BayArea," one resident shared.

A second person wrote: "Earthquake for the earlier Bay Area Risers. Pretty good shake."

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"Anyone in the bay area wake up suddenly to feel that earthquake? 😅," a third person said.

"So we all felt that earthquake in the Bay Area right? My lamp almost fell off my stand," another shared.

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