(KTXL) — A 4.5 preliminary magnitude earthquake rattled the Bay Area and surrounding counties Monday night.
The earthquake hit at 10:33 p.m. and its epicenter was less than a mile from Pleasant Hill, according to the United States Geological Survey.
The National Weather Service says there is no tsunami threat expected.
Contra Costa County officials said they did not receive any reports regarding injuries or damage connected to the quake.
No calls of any injuries or damage reported to Sheriff's Office dispatch from the 4.5 earthquake that struck at 10:33 PM. We are checking our key facilities and will continue to monitor.
— Contra Costa Sheriff (@CoCoSheriff) October 15, 2019
A magnitude 2.5 quake was reported around 10 minutes earlier in the same area.
There was a 2.5 quake near Pleasant Hill at 10:23 pm that preceded the 4.5 quake.
— NWS Bay Area (@NWSBayArea) October 15, 2019
The M4.5 quake at 10:33 pm was in the East Bay at 14 km depth. Because any quake can be a foreshock, there’s a slight increase in the chance of a bigger quake for the next few days, at the same location near the Calaveras fault
— Dr. Lucy Jones (@DrLucyJones) October 15, 2019
Several FOX40 viewers from Vacaville, Fairfield, Stockton and Lodi reported feeling the quake.
This story is developing.
— Vacaville Police (@VacavillePolice) October 15, 2019