Friday, 23 August 2019 09:26 GMT

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes San Francisco bay area

(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) Californians who felt the stong, but brief quake took to the non-profit European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre to provide details of the experience,Trendreports citingSputnik .

One individual from the Livermore area described the event as a "quick back and forth jolt with vibration." Another indicated that the incident caused their entire home to shake in nearby Dublin.

A 2.0-magnitude earthquake was also felt by locals in Bakersfield while a 2.3-magnitude earthquake was felt in the Ridgecrest area.

This latest series of quakes comes days after a powerful 7.1 earthquake struck southern California and caused extensive surface ruptures. Damages from said earthquake caused a massive fissure across the Little Lake fault zone near California's Highway 178. At least 159 aftershocks of magnitude 2.5 or greater were recorded afterward.

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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes San Francisco bay area

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