earthquake.jpgThe U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.9 struck this morning in Sonoma County.

According to the USGS, the temblor rattled an area around The Geysers at 5:31 a.m.

The quake, which was centered one mile east of The Geysers with a depth less than one mile, is potentially the strongest tremor to shake the seismically active area since Monday, according to the USGS.

A magnitude 3.0 quake occurred approximately two miles north of The Geysers Monday at 12:34 p.m., according to the USGS.

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