Several minor quakes hit Napa County

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck near Yountville Thursday afternoon, one of three temblors reported in the area today, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

An earthquake reported at 12:36 p.m. was 4 miles south-southwest of Yountville, USGS officials said.

It had a depth of about 5.2 miles, according to the USGS.

Six minutes later, another earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 was reported 3 miles south of Yountville and 5 miles northwest of Napa with a depth of 1.4 miles, USGS officials said.

The first earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 shook at 10:27 a.m. about 2 miles south of Yountville and 6 miles northwest of Napa, USGS officials said.

The morning earthquake had a depth of 3.4 miles, according to the USGS.

A dispatcher from the Napa County Sheriff's Office reported feeling a quake Thursday afternoon.

The dispatcher said the office received less than 10 reports from people who reportedly felt a temblor since about 10:30 a.m., however no injuries or damage was reported.

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