BAY AREA, CA – A magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck Pleasant Hill in Contra Costa County late Monday night, according to the United States Geological Survey. The temblor was reported at 10:33 p.m. and was centered 2.2 miles north of Walnut Creek.
Several aftershocks rattled the East Bay following the quake. The earthquake was felt in Pleasant Hill, Oakland, San Francisco as far away as San Mateo.
BART officials and officials with the Capitol Corridor train system were checking their tracks following the temblor. No tsunami threat was expected due to the earthquake, according to
the National Weather Service.
No injuries were reported as a result of Monday’s quake.