Series of earthquakes strike near Patterson in the Central Valley

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A series of earthquakes struck the Central Valley Monday.

The one with the largest magnitude, 4.4, was recorded at 9:13 p.m. and was centered 9 miles west southwest of the city of Patterson in Stanislaus County, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Earlier in the afternoon, around 5:15 p.m., a 3.9 magnitude quake hit the same area, according to the USGS.

The area shook again at the following times:

  • 3.6 at 8:44 p.m.
  • 3.2 hit at 10:25 p.m.

No injuries or damages have been reported.

No other information was immediately available.

This is a developing story. Details may change as more information becomes available. Stay tuned for updates.


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