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Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Union City in Bay Area

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Union City in Bay Area
Map shows approximate location of the epicenter of Saturday morning's magnitude 3.0 earthquake near Union City, Calif., in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Bing Maps)

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Saturday morning near Union City in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:22 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was one mile northeast of Union City, four miles from Fremont, five miles from Newark, five miles from Fairview and 73 miles from Sacramento.

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In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes magnitude 3.0 and greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

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