Earthquake hits San Francisco bay area

magnitude 4.1 earthquake gave the San Francisco Bay Area an early morning wake-up call Thursday.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the 4:07 a.m. quake struck several miles northwest of Bay Point at a depth of 12.2 miles.

The area is about 30 miles northeast of downtown San Francisco. There were no immediate reports of damage.

The USGS’ community reporting page received more than 4,400 reports within several hours. The reports came from throughout the Bay Area and east to the Central Valley.

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