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Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 03/05/2012

San Francisco earthquakes rattle Bay area residents, reporter

 Two back-to-back earthquakes rattled the San Francisco Bay area awake around 5:30 a.m. Monday morning, the Associated Press reports. There are no reports of serious damage or injury.


KGO TV’s seismograph as the earthquake hit. (KGO TV)
According to the AP, the U.S. Geological Survey reported that a magnitude-2.9 quake struck at 5:33 a.m. It was followed eight seconds later by a magnitude-4.0 quake.

While most San Franciscans were startled from sleep when the quake hit, local reporter Kristen Sze was on-air when the KGO TV studio began to shake. Watch as Sze coolly switches from a report on rallies for higher education funding to a report on the quake:

While Sze never lost her composure, she tweeted later: “I sounded calmer than I felt!”

Another KGO reporter, Mike Nicco, gave his own summary of the quake in 139 characters:

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Tags:  National, San Francisco, earthquake

 
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