Two Quakes Felt Near Mt. Diablo

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    Two earthquakes shake the East Bay Sunday.

     Two small earthquakes struck within minutes of each other in the  East Bay near Mount Diablo Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological  Survey.
     
    According to the USGS, a 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck shortly  before 3:55 p.m. in an area seven miles south-southwest of Brentwood and  eight miles east-northeast of Blackhawk.

    About two minutes later, a 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck in the  same location, according to the USGS.

    The 3.2 magnitude earthquake had a depth of 7.2 miles, while the  2.8 magnitude had a depth of 6.6 miles, according to the USGS.

    A 2.9 magnitude earthquake also struck in the North Bay this  afternoon. According to the USGS, that quake struck shortly after 3:30 p.m.  and had a depth of 1.3 miles.

    It was centered five miles east-southeast of The Geysers and 16  miles east of Cloverdale, according to the USGS.