SAN FRANCISCO — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 rattled parts of the Bay Area. There were no immediate reports of damage.
The quake struck Tuesday afternoon 9 miles south of Brentwood.
People took to social media to say they felt a sharp jolt in the area east of San Francisco. There were thousands of reports on the U.S. Geological Survey website of people feeling it.
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The quake was followed minutes later by a magnitude 3.5 aftershock.
It comes less than two weeks after a pair of powerful earthquakes rocked a remote desert area in Southern California, damaging homes, buckling roads and rupturing gas lines.
Thousands of aftershocks have followed the magnitude 6.4 earthquake on July 4 and the 7.1 quake the next day.