Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Santa Rosa, CA


Tuesday afternoon, two earthquakes with magnitudes 4.4 and 3.9 shook a neighbourhood in Santa Rosa and were felt widely throughout the area

A little more than 50 miles north of San Francisco, at Santa Rosa, was where the earthquake's epicentre was located

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake occurred shortly after the 4.4 magnitude one, which occurred at 6:39 p.m. PT, according to the San Francisco Chronicle

The earthquakes, which were felt in Santa Clara County in the south and Mendocino County in the north

According to the Santa Rosa Police Department, there have been no reports of serious injuries or property damage

The East Bay was affected by a 2.9 magnitude earthquake on Sunday, according to the Chronicle

Due to Santa Rosa's location on the Rodgers Creek Fault, which lies east of the San Andreas Fault, which runs beneath San Francisco, the region is prone to earthquakes