4.3 magnitude earthquake strikes the San Francisco region
Monday, March 30, 2009
A light earthquake, measured at a magnitude of 4.3, struck the San Francisco, California region at 10:40 AM Pacific Standard Time (PST) on Monday morning. The earthquake was described as "short, but strong" by a dispatcher for the Morgan Hill Police Department. The quake was originally reported as having a magnitude of 4.4.
No immediate damage has been reported, but Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains were delayed for five to ten minutes while inspectors searched for any damage.
The earthquake was felt as far away as Santa Rosa and Napa to the north and Soledad to the south.
Morgan Hill, California on Wikipedia.
- David Perlman. "Small earthquake rattles the Bay Area" — , March 30, 2009
- The Associated Press. "Quake with magnitude of 4.4 hits near Morgan Hill" — , March 30, 2009
- "REGIONAL: UPDATE: SMALL QUAKE RATTLES SOUTH BAY" — , March 30, 2009