Two small earthquakes struck within minutes of each other in the East Bay near Mount Diablo this 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.