October 10, 2008

3.1 Quake Strikes Near Piedmont

By Oakland Tribune

An earthquake shook parts of the East Bay this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake, with a magnitude of 3.1, struck at 4:19 p.m., a mile northeast of Piedmont and three miles northeast of Oakland.

No damages or injuries have been reported.

Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are reporting temporary system- wide delays of about five minutes Friday evening but said they did not know how long the delays would last.

-- Angela Woodall

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