2.8 quake strikes near Fairfield

November 23, 2008 7:48:58 PM PST
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.8 struck west of Fairfield and north of Vallejo just after 5 p.m. Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was about 5.8 miles deep, 7 miles west of Fairfield and 9 miles north, northeast of Vallejo, according to the USGS.

It was reported at 5:04 p.m.