2.9 preliminary magnitude earthquake strikes near Fairfield

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A 2.9 preliminary magnitude earthquake struck 10.6 miles southeast of Fairfield, California, according to the USGS. (USGS)

A 2.9 preliminary magnitude earthquake struck 10.6 miles southeast of Fairfield, California, according to the USGS.

The earthquake struck at 10:01 a.m. There are no reports of injuries.

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The USGS ranks this as a level one quake, its lowest of eight levels -- which means it will only be felt by a very few, under especially favorable conditions.

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