Three earthquakes strike near The Geysers

August 3, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
The U.S. Geological Survey reported three small earthquakes near The Geysers in Sonoma County Sunday morning.

The USGS is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.2 struck at about 3:50 a.m.

According to the USGS, the earthquake was poorly constrained and was centered 1 mile northeast of The Geysers and 12 miles east of Cloverdale.

The USGS is also reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck less than a minute later in the same location.

According to the USGS, the second earthquake was poorly constrained and was centered 1 mile northeast of The Geysers and 12 miles east of Cloverdale.

A smaller earthquake then hit in the same location about 10 minutes later, according to preliminary reports. The earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 1.0 struck at about 4 a.m. and also was poorly constrained.

Related Links:
ABC7 Earthquake Preparedness Guide
Bay Area Earthquake Tracker


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