Northern California hit by 4.4 magnitude earthquake; no major damage reported

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According to the Santa Rosa Fire Department, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Northern California on Tuesday evening sparked a response from fire officials in response to reports of gas leaks, gas odour, triggered fire alarms, and stalled elevators.

A little more than 50 miles north of San Francisco, at Santa Rosa, was where the earthquake’s epicentre was located.

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake occurred shortly after the 4.4 magnitude one, which occurred at 6:39 p.m. PT, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. 4.66 miles of the epicentre were below ground.

According to the newspaper and the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquakes, which were felt as far south as Santa Clara County and as far north as Mendocino County, also tore pictures off of walls.

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He claimed that his house, which was constructed in 1876, was unaffected by the infamous 1906 San Francisco earthquake that claimed thousands of lives.

According to the Santa Rosa Police Department, there have been no reports of serious injuries or property damage.

The East Bay was affected by a 2.9 magnitude earthquake on Sunday, according to the Chronicle.Earthquake

 

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