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Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Hits Near San Jose

Tremor was the fifth of the day in Northern California measuring a 2.5 or greater

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake centered about 10 miles northeast of San Jose hit just before 11 p.m. Wednesday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The temblor was the fifth of the day in Northern California, following three earthquakes with magnitudes greater than 2.5 that rattled different parts of the region within a three-hour span Wednesday morning and a fourth shook the East Bay in the evening.

The latter quake, recorded at 5:07 p.m., measured a 2.7 magnitude and was centered just southeast of Pacheco, near Concord, the USGS reported

The strongest of the morning temblors was a magnitude-3.6, which struck around 10:10 a.m. about 17 miles west of Burney in Shasta County.

A magnitude-3.2 quake was felt a few minutes prior in San Benito County. The tremor's epicenter was located less than a mile southwest of San Juan Bautista, the USGS reported.

A third earthquake, this one a magnitude-3.0, struck just before 7:30 a.m. just over 17 miles south of Rio Dell in Humboldt County, the USGS said. 

There were no reports of damage in any of the quakes.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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