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2.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Danville

Small tremblor felt one mile northeast of town at 6 a.m.

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck this morning in Danville.

According to the USGS, the earthquake struck shortly after 6 a.m. and had a depth of 4.4 miles.

The quake was centered one mile north-northeast of central Danville and 10 miles south-southeast of Concord, according to the USGS.

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Posted by T.H.
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Nov 27, 2009 at 9:42 am

This area seems to have had an above normal amount of small quakes recently. I wonder if these are considered "cluster quakes" which I believe sometimes occur before a larger event. If anyone has info on the recent quakes, if the are abnormal, or what they could be suggesting please let me know.


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