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Magnitude 2.6 earthquake wakes East Bay residents after 3.3 rattles North Bay

Some East Bay residents woke to a 2.6 magnitude earthquake early Monday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake struck at 4:44 a.m. and was centered 1.9 miles north of Piedmont at a depth of nearly 3.5 miles along the Hayward fault. Several East Bay residents reported feeling the Piedmont earthquake.

U.S. Geological Survey A magnitude 2.6 earthquake woke some East Bay residents near Piedmont early Monday, April 26, 2021.

A smaller magnitude 1.2 quake struck a little more than a mile south-southeast of Berkeley at a 6-mile depth, also on the Hayward fault, about 20 minutes before the Piedmont event.

Up in the the North Bay, a 3.3 magnitude quake hit about 1.2 miles south-southwest of Anderson Springs at 9:05 p.m. Sunday night.

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