Swarm of small earthquakes causes system-wide BART delay


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — BART officials reported a system-wide delay after a string of small earthquakes struck the East Bay.

At 5:52 a.m. BART tweeted the 10-minute delay was “due to earlier seismic activity.”14 earthquakes have hit the Danville and Diablo areas since 11:30 p.m. last night.

The latest one was also the largest one, striking Diablo with a 3.5 magnitude at 5:30 a.m.

People in Danville and San Ramon report feeling shaking.

About 30 minutes later, officials said the tracks were clear and trains returned to normal service.

There is no longer a delay.



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