earthquake.jpgA 3.4-magnitude earthquake rattled an area in San Mateo County this morning, near the Half Moon Bay shoreline, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The temblor struck at about 12:12 a.m. and was centered 18 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay and 36 miles south-southwest of San Francisco City Hall, the USGS said.

The USGS reported that the quake had a depth of 3.2 miles.

Kristen Peters, Bay City News

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