It seems like a busy day for earthquakes in California, with an earthquake in the Baldwin Hills area being reported on Sunday — one that registered at magnitude 3.9 and awakened residents around 4 a.m. local time, as reported by the Inquisitr. According to the USGS, the latest earthquake measured magnitude-4.0 and had an epicenter 1km S of Concord, California, one that struck at 22:13:19 UTC — which was 3:13 p.m. on Sunday, in Concord, and ran 14.6 km deep, which is more than 9 miles beneath the surface of the earth.
Earthquake while trailer for San Andreas was on. Coincidence? I think not.
— Shelby Borenstadt (@sbeazy16) May 3, 2015
Whee felt the aftershock of that Concord earthquake here in Oakland near the Bart yard on 8th street
— Bill S Jaffe (@BillJaffe) May 3, 2015
Already on Twitter, residents nearby the area are reacting to the earthquake from their own perspectives.
Did anyone in San Jose feel the Concord, CA earthquake about an hour ago, or was my bed just inexplicably wiggling?
— Katie Williams (@desensitisation) May 3, 2015
Some turned to the social media platform to make sure they weren’t the only person who felt the latest quake.
I felt my house shake but actually didn’t realize it was an earthquake until I got on twitter….
— Yazan Hanouneh (@yazdog4) May 3, 2015
Another earthquake shook Irving, Texas, on the same day, reports the Dallas News. That particular quake registered a magnitude 3.2 and hit the Irving area around 10:11 a.m. on Sunday, May 3.
— Natasha Yi (@NatashaYi) May 3, 2015
Meanwhile, real-time searches for the word Concord on Twitter turn up plenty of personal experiences with the earthquake in California.
I felt an earthquake 15 min ago but I didn’t say anything cause I thought I was just trippin
— Megan Earle (@earle_megan) May 3, 2015
Certain people are turning to Twitter to either verify that they’ve felt an earthquake — or learn that they’ve even been through an earthquake at all, with some of them connecting the multitude of earthquakes in California to fracking.
Whoa I felt that one. Earthquake! Did you?
— Amy Hollyfield (@amyhollyfield) May 3, 2015
The Concord shaker that registered magnitude 4 was one of two earthquakes that shook the East Bay area of San Francisco on Sunday, reports the San Jose Mercury News, without knowing if any injuries or damaged happened as a result.
When i think there’s an earthquake, i go on twitter for confirmation.
— Patrick Adrianne (@Patrickahh) May 3, 2015
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