Early Thursday morning, January 4, 2018, the San Francisco Bay Area experienced a 4.5 magnitude earthquake.

The L.A. Times reports the earthquake could felt from the San Francisco International Airport to the Oakland-Berkeley area for about 5-10 seconds at about 2 in the morning.

The center of the earthquake was located at the Hayward fault which known to be one of the most feared in the area. The fault is capable of producing earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or greater.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 4.5 magnitude earthquake is not enough to do any damage, however, the possibility of minor damage remains.

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(Source: L.A. Times)

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