2.3 Earthquake Aftershock Felt Throughout Bay Area

Recorded five minutes after initial 3.6 quake which hit at 11:36 p.m.

Minutes after a 3.6-magnitude earthquake in San Leandro shook the Bay Area, the U.S. Geological Survey reported a 2.3-magnitude aftershock late Tuesday night.

The aftershock was recorded at 11:41 p.m. in an area three miles from San Leandro, about five minutes after the initial quake at 11:36 p.m., according to the USGS.

The initial temblor had a depth of about 5.5 miles and was centered near San Leandro, while the aftershock had a recorded depth of about 5 miles, according to the USGS.

People in Danville, San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood and southeast Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood reported feeling the shake.

There were other reports of shakes felt throughout the Peninsula, the East Bay and in parts of Marin County.

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